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Church Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Beulah, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.0647 / 52°3'52"N

Longitude: -4.5652 / 4°33'54"W

OS Eastings: 224257

OS Northings: 243808

OS Grid: SN242438

Mapcode National: GBR D3.D496

Mapcode Global: VH2MX.TCFK

Plus Code: 9C4Q3C7M+VW

Entry Name: Church Cottage

Listing Date: 15 March 1996

Last Amended: 15 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17959

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated just N of Llandygwydd Church, on N side of road.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Beulah

Community: Beulah

Locality: Llandygwydd

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Mid C19 cottage associated with Llandygwydd church, probably built c1845-8 as single storey, and raised a storey with new windows c1857-60, as stonework suggests that first floor is added. Restored 1966 by L. Bedall-Smith for the Landmark Trust, the first building rescue undertaken by the Trust, founded by Sir John Smith for the re-use of historic buildings.


Rubble stone, coursed in long blocks to ground floor, different colour and irregular above. Slate roof, and stone short left end stack with C20 slate cornice. Two storeys, double-fronted. Two small two-light windows each floor, segmental-pointed Cilgerran stone heads. Casement pairs with small panes, segmental-pointed heads and small quatrefoil incised on centre spandrel between. Ground floor windows have chamfered jambs, upper ones plain. Centre door with slab lintel and Gothic door. Long panels with pointed heads.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a C19 cottage with picturesque detail, part of a group of church buildings around Llandygwydd church.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Makeig memorial
    Situated in the grounds of St Tygwydd’s Church near former site of the old church (demolished in 1999), by path.
  • II Coach-House and Stable to W of Llandygwydd Church
    Situated on S side of church approach, at entry to car park.
  • II The Old Vicarage
    Situated some 250m W of church, on N side of village lane.
  • II Oakhill, Penylan
    Situated E of Penylan mansion, beyond coach-house, but approached by separate drive W of Llandygwydd Old Vicarage.
  • II Milestone on A484 SW of Llandygwydd
    Situated on N side of A484, some 200m SE of the turning to Llandygwydd, about 2km E of Llechryd. Leaning to right against stone wall at time of inspection (February 1995).
  • II Coach-House to E of Penylan
    Situated just E of mansion, overlooking farm yard to N and path from mansion to second coach-house (Oakhill) to S.
  • II* Penylan
    Situated down drive from formal entry some 400m NE of Llechryd Water Works, on E side of lane to Neuadd Cross from A 484.
  • II Gates and Railings to Penylan
    Situated on E side of lane from A 484 to Neuadd Cross, some 500m N of A 484.

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