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Latitude: 52.4334 / 52°26'0"N
Longitude: -4.0617 / 4°3'41"W
OS Eastings: 259936
OS Northings: 283709
OS Grid: SN599837
Mapcode National: GBR 8S.MYBH
Mapcode Global: VH4FC.K33D
Entry Name: Fynnon Ddu
Listing Date: 12 November 1997
Last Amended: 12 November 1997
Source ID: 19070
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated to W of B 4572 some 300m W of Pont Llangorwen.
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Mid to later C19 Cwmcynfelin estate farmhouse, dated 1864 on roof beam. The unusual lattice glazing also appears on Hen-gwm, nearby. 1847 Tithe Map shows house on site owned by M D Williams of Cwmcynfelin, occupied by Thomas Oliver.
Substantial 2-storey, T plan farmhouse. Walls are of coursed Silurian shale. Slate roofs with plain red ridges, and shallow eaves and verges. E range has stone end stacks and a further stack is on rear ridge where W wing abuts. Windows are 2-light casements with timber latticed glazing, stone voussoirs and slate sloping sills. 3-window E front, with C20 hard-wood door to left, ground floor right window is a 3-light latticed replacement. N end has 2 similar windows to first floor. S end has one similar ground floor window to left and altered single-light to right. S side of rear wing has similar 2-window range, and latticed triple casement in W end wall. NW rear lean-to in angle with lean-to C20 concrete porch.
E range has a centre passage, also a cross-passage at the S end. Roof-member dated 1864. W wing contains large open fire-place at the E end, with heavy oak chimney bressumer and ceiling beams.
An distinctive mid C19 estate farmhouse, retaining its original character, particularly the timber latticed fenestration.
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