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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
Source ID: 20922
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Situated in centre of enclosed farm court at Manorafon.
Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen (Dyffryn Cennen)
Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen
Locality: Bethlehem Road
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
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.
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.
Red brick and timber dividing walls to calf-pens. Later C19 wishbone trusses to roof.
Included as a component part of the important model farm group at Manorafon.
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