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Centre building of farm-court at Manorafon

A Grade II Listed Building in Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen (Dyffryn Cennen), Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8958 / 51°53'44"N

Longitude: -3.9586 / 3°57'30"W

OS Eastings: 265328

OS Northings: 223729

OS Grid: SN653237

Mapcode National: GBR DX.QQQV

Mapcode Global: VH4HY.BMM1

Entry Name: Centre building of farm-court at Manorafon

Listing Date: 24 November 1998

Last Amended: 24 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20922

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated in centre of enclosed farm court at Manorafon.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandeilo

Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen (Dyffryn Cennen)

Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen

Locality: Bethlehem Road

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Centre building to enclosed model farm court of c1800 at Manorafon. Marked on 1841 Tithe Map. The building seems to have been a calf-house since the C19, but may not have been that originally. An 1807 sale advertisement mentions stables for 6 horses. The arrangement of doors and wide window openings may indicate that this was originally intended as stabling.

Exterior

Farm-building, latterly calf-house, rubble stone with slate hipped roof. Single storey with matching N and S sides of window, door, window; window, door, window. Stable doors, louvred and shuttered windows, all with stone voussoirs to cambered heads. Two similar windows each end wall. One of doors on S side is blocked.

Interior

Red brick and timber dividing walls to calf-pens. Later C19 wishbone trusses to roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a component part of the important model farm group at Manorafon.

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  • II Capel Bethel
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  • II Barn at Pentre Parr
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  • II Llyshendy
    Situated some 2 km E of Ffairfach on the N side of the road to Llangadog.
  • II Attached Stable Range to W of Capel Isaf
    Situated on N side of A 40, some 300m E of turning to Cwm Ifor.
  • II Capel Isaf
    Situated on N side of A 40, some 300m E of turning to Cwm Ifor.

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