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Awelaur (former Vicarage) Coach-house

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Aberbythych, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8571 / 51°51'25"N

Longitude: -4.0489 / 4°2'55"W

OS Eastings: 258995

OS Northings: 219600

OS Grid: SN589196

Mapcode National: GBR DT.T0BX

Mapcode Global: VH4J2.RLW5

Entry Name: Awelaur (former Vicarage) Coach-house

Listing Date: 27 August 1999

Last Amended: 27 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22202

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Detached to the north-east of Awelaur.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Llanfihangel Aberbythych

Community: Llanfihangel Aberbythych

Locality: Golden Grove Village

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Contemporary with the construction of the former Vicarage, c1879.


Building of three units and a loft, facing west towards the former Vicarage. Local limestone masonry in irregular snecked courses, generally oolitic limestone dressings. Slate roof with red tile ridge and hips; vent tiles at intervals. Dormer over the right unit with boarded shutters; its sides in yellow bricks.
Door and barred window to left unit (believed to have been a cowhouse); door and two casement windows to centre unit (stable) and large opening (with modern sliding door) to garage at right. Flat arches to the door and window openings; lintel over the loft opening. No openings in the rear elevation.
In front of the right unit is a brick hardstanding with sunken surface and drain for vehicle washing.


Left unit: three timber cow-stalls against the north gable wall. Centre unit: two timber horse stalls against the east side wall. Ladder to loft in the right unit.

Reasons for Listing

A well-preserved small coach-house contemporary with the parsonage of Golden Grove.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Awelaur (former Vicarage) Servants' Latrine
    Detached at north side of Awelaur, close to the former servants' wing of the house. A screen wall conceals it from the garden.
  • II Awelaur, formerly the Vicarage
    At the south-west of Golden Grove village, on a large site about 150m south of the church. Gates to east. Detached coach-house to north east, small detached latrine to north of service wing.
  • II April Cottage, formerly the Almshouses
    To the east side of Golden Grove village, facing the street opposite the Vicarage.
  • II West Lodge
    At the main (west) entrance to Golden Grove park, in Golden Grove village.
  • II Gate Piers at West Lodge
    At the main (west) entrance to Golden Grove Park, in Golden Grove village.
  • II* Church of St Michael
    In the village of Golden Grove to the west of the street, nearly opposite to Golden Grove park entrance. Stone-walled churchyard with stile; lychgate separately listed.
  • II Lychgate of St Michael's Church
    At the rear of a small open area shared by the church and the village school, to the west side of Golden Grove village. Stile in churchyard wall adjacent.
  • II Waun-y-fedwen
    To the south-west of the village of Golden Grove, about 150m south of the Vicarage, set back behind a large garden. Hedge to roadside with iron gate, hedge to left separating house site from lane and

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