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

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Latitude: 52.0062 / 52°0'22"N

Longitude: -3.712 / 3°42'43"W

OS Eastings: 282583

OS Northings: 235577

OS Grid: SN825355

Mapcode National: GBR Y7.HZW3

Mapcode Global: VH5DY.LTZY

Entry Name: Maesyberllan

Listing Date: 25 February 1999

Last Amended: 25 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21408

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on N side of the road from Babel to Pentre-ty-gwyn.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandovery

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-bryn

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-Bryn

Locality: Pentre-ty-gwyn

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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House with outbuilding, formerly forge, now Post Office. Not marked on 1841 Tithe Map. On 1851 census occupied by Morgan Prosser, blacksmith, and in 1871 by William Prosser, blacksmith.


House and former forge, whitewashed rubble stone with slate close eaved roofs and stone end stacks with dripstones. House is 2-storey, 3-window range of horned 6-pane sashes and centre stable-type door. Upper windows under eaves, lower openings with stone voussoirs and stone sills. 4 modern casements to rear. Former forge attached to right is lower with cambered-headed door to left and part-blocked door to centre. Rubble stone end wall.


Housenow open plan with fireplace with iron range. Former forge has 2-bay roof, bolted collar to tie-beam truss.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a small mid C19 rural house with workshop attached.

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