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Llanon Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Llanon, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2796 / 52°16'46"N

Longitude: -4.1786 / 4°10'42"W

OS Eastings: 251473

OS Northings: 266845

OS Grid: SN514668

Mapcode National: GBR 8M.YKST

Mapcode Global: VH3JF.JY9T

Entry Name: Llanon Cottage

Listing Date: 30 April 1996

Last Amended: 30 April 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17894

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 50m off the E side of Bridge Street, Llanon, on the E side of Heol Non.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llansantffraed (Llansanffraid)

Community: Llansantffraid

Locality: Llanon

Built-Up Area: Llanon

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Early C19 cottage last used as a dwelling in the 1950's and subsequently used as a carpenter's workshop by Mr J.D. Davies. Now owned by Ceredigion Museum.

Exterior

Whitewashed rubble stone with thatched roof covered by corrugated tin sheeting.
Stone end stacks. Single storey with window to L and central doorway. Front window to L is 12-pane casement. Rear has 4-pane and 12-pane casements. R end wall has small loft window.

Interior

Ledged door to central cobbled passage of wood panels. Three panel door to room on either side, croglofft to R. Small later window to croglofft in R end. Kitchen to L has full width beam supporting an internal wood and plaster chimney hood. Three bay roof of reused timbers and unsawn branches supported on oak half crucks built into the walls. A continuous rope under-thatch forms a base for the thatch which is not visible under the corrugated tin roof. Central passage continues to ladder to crogloft and ledged door which at one time was the front door. Small later fireplace in room to R.

Reasons for Listing

Graded II* as an exceptionally well-preserved early C19 single storey cottage with croglofft and cobbled floor, and of historic importance in the region.

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