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Dugoedydd Fawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair-ar-y-bryn, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0603 / 52°3'37"N

Longitude: -3.7944 / 3°47'39"W

OS Eastings: 277074

OS Northings: 241734

OS Grid: SN770417

Mapcode National: GBR Y4.D9G2

Mapcode Global: VH5DQ.5GWX

Entry Name: Dugoedydd Fawr

Listing Date: 25 February 1999

Last Amended: 25 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21400

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in the valley of the Afon Tywi approximately 2.5km SW of Rhandirmwyn. Farm courtyard to S.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandovery

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-bryn

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-Bryn

Locality: Dugoedydd

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Substantial farmhouse, probably rebuilt c1840-50. A farmhouse is marked on the 1841 Tithe map, but appears to be smaller. It was then owned by the Cawdor estate, occupied by Margaret Saunders, with 536 acres (217.08 hectares). The estate belonged to the Price family of Ystradffin in the later C17 and early C18, Thomas Lloyd of Dugoedydd died in 1736 and his wife in 1745. By the late C18 part of the Cawdor estate, shown in the 1795 map book with 229 acres (92.745 hectares).

Exterior

Farmhouse, rubble stone with slate roof and rendered end stacks, and big stack in angle of rear wing. Two-storey, three-window front with large 16-pane sashes, stone sills and stone-voussoir heads. Ground floor right window has been replaced in plastic. Centre wide panelled door (similar to that at Nantddu) with traceried overlight in brick-and-timber gabled porch. S end wall is roughcast and has 6-pane first floor window and C20 window ground floor left. SE rear wing is also roughcast with 2x6-pane windows above, one 16-pane and one tilting 12-pane window below, centre door.

Interior

Not accessible on resurvey, but said to have main stair winding around small room with small horizontal sliding sash window to hallway, perhaps an office for collecting rents. Narrow timber service stair in rear wing, which has oack bresummer over large inglenook fireplace.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a substantial estate farmhouse of the mid C19, with original small-paned windows.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Nantddu
    Situated down a track leading W off the road leading to Rhandirmwyn some 3km S of the village.
  • II Barn at Nantddu
    Situated on S side of farmyard just W of Nantddu.
  • II Capel Soar
    Situated about 1 km E of Cilycwm village.
  • II The Pound
    Situated some 400m E of foot of Ship Street on S side of road to Capel Soar.

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