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A Grade II Listed Building in Lampeter, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1491 / 52°8'56"N

Longitude: -4.0543 / 4°3'15"W

OS Eastings: 259542

OS Northings: 252075

OS Grid: SN595520

Mapcode National: GBR DS.6R0Z

Mapcode Global: VH4GQ.P71W

Plus Code: 9C4Q4WXW+J7

Entry Name: Lodge

Listing Date: 24 February 1997

Last Amended: 24 February 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18264

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on E side of T-junction of A485 and minor road running N from Betws Bledrws village towards Derry Ormond.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llangybi

Community: Llangybi

Locality: Betws Bledrws

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Mid C19 former lodge to Derry Ormond, probably built to echo the mansion of 1824-6 by C.R. Cockerell, of which it reproduces the gable feature. Gravestones in the parish churchyard give the name variously as Derry Lodge and Lodge Deri. W front is flanked by two stone piers with ball finials, one with built-in letter-box. Not marked on the 1841 Tithe Map.


Colourwashed stucco with slate pyramid roof, flat boarded eaves and apex later C19 yellow brick stack. One and a half storeys, square plan, each face with a central bargeboarded shallow gable over eaves attic tripartite lunette window. Windows of this type were also on Derry Ormond mansion. Plain casement pair in N gable. Ground floor has two triangular-headed windows with stone voussoirs (formerly stuccoed over) on each front except E. Windows are small-paned casement pairs with small-paned triangular top-lights. Painted stone or slate sills. W front has central door with matching triangular overlight. Added C20 lean-to porch. Rear E has ground floor obscured by C20 single storey addition.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a lodge of unusual architectural design, and a significant relic of an important demolished country house in the region.

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