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Cambrian House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow Street, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.4439 / 52°26'38"N

Longitude: -4.0266 / 4°1'35"W

OS Eastings: 262351

OS Northings: 284816

OS Grid: SN623848

Mapcode National: GBR 8V.M17C

Mapcode Global: VH4F6.5T4V

Plus Code: 9C4QCXVF+H9

Entry Name: Cambrian House

Listing Date: 12 November 1997

Last Amended: 12 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19059

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated near the centre of the linear village of Bow Street, set back slightly on the E side of the A487.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Tirymynach

Community: Tirymynach

Locality: Bow Street

Built-Up Area: Bow Street

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Earlier to mid C19 house. Deeds dated to 1849 but Census of 1841 records a Cambrian House, owned by the Gogerddan estate, occupied by E Jones, Curate. Later C19 rear E wing and chimneys.


Village house. White-painted rough-cast, slate roof with over-hanging eaves and yellow brick later C19 end chimneys. 2-storey, 3-window W front. 12-pane hornless sash windows, slate sills and centre 6-panel door with flush, bead-moulded panels and overlight. C20 slated gabled glazed porch with half-glazed door. Rear has French window to left, central projecting stair gable with stair-light. NE rear wing has 4-pane sashes and N doors in small C20 glazed porch.


Four-room central plan. Round-arched hall arch with moulded responds. Central rear stair, closed string, stick balusters. Panelled doors with bead-mouldings and original door furniture. Kitchen to left front with ceiling-hooks. Dairy and pantry to rear. Rear wing has large cellar.

Reasons for Listing

A well preserved house still in the late-Georgian style, with some good interior detail.

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  • II Milestone on E side of A 487
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  • II Capel y Garn
    Situated, at the N end of the linear village of Bow Street, on the W side of the A 487, in iron-railed forecourt.
  • II Milestone near Pont Rhyd-hir
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  • II Bridge at Plas Gogerddan
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