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Latitude: 51.8021 / 51°48'7"N
Longitude: -3.9092 / 3°54'33"W
OS Eastings: 268453
OS Northings: 213215
OS Grid: SN684132
Mapcode National: GBR DZ.XQZ2
Mapcode Global: VH4JC.6Y6X
Entry Name: Jims Barber Shop and 207
Listing Date: 9 January 1998
Last Amended: 9 January 1998
Source ID: 19226
Building Class: Commercial
Location: Sited on A474 close to W of junction with New School Road; formerly adjoined the E bank of Nant Main (now in culvert).
Community: Cwmamman (Cwmaman)
Built-Up Area: Glanaman
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
c1900. Shown on OS map sheet Carmarthenshire XLIX.NW (revised 1905).
Two-storey three-bay domestic pair with taller cross-gable to shop forward on left. Slated roofs with brick gable-end stack, plain bargeboards. Pale hammer-dressed quoins and window/door surrounds, arched blue brick attic window to front gable; thinly coursed bull-nosed facings. Eye-catching 2-storey shop frontage to left; upper 3-light display window with fine arched and mullioned lights set in pilastered timber surround under pair of swan-necked volutes. Timber sill rests on flashings to overall moulded fascia of groundfloor shop flanked by bold pilasters topped by block end brackets with rosettes and gablets (swan-neck volutes to right only). Recessed centre doors arched glazed panels and tall fanlight, tiled threshold.
Plainer 2-window elevation with original 4-pane sash window to groundfloor right and 4-panel door.
Listed as an unusually well preserved 2-storey shop front of c1900 which illustrates the retail history of this Amman Valley location close to the site of the former Garnant Tinplate Works.
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