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Retaining walls at Ysgoldy Fach

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.5068 / 52°30'24"N

Longitude: -3.9785 / 3°58'42"W

OS Eastings: 265812

OS Northings: 291722

OS Grid: SN658917

Mapcode National: GBR 8X.H134

Mapcode Global: VH4F1.0823

Entry Name: Retaining walls at Ysgoldy Fach

Listing Date: 14 January 2000

Last Amended: 28 May 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22780

Building Class: Education

Location: Former school is prominently situated on the E side of the main road on N side of village, built above high retaining wall.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Llangynfelyn

Community: Llangynfelyn

Locality: Tre Taliesin

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Retaining wall to former National School erected 1856, probably designed by Roderick Williams of Aberystwyth, architect and builder. Now used as a community hall.


High rubble stone wall, approximately 3 metres tall. Roadside wall is parallel to the frontage of the school. Thin slab tabling with copings above of rounded vertically-laid stone slabs. Wall returns for short distance to right, abutting later playground wall: similar copings, and central gateway. To right, retaining wall slopes to ground level, providing ramped entry to gate.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Ysgoldy Fach.

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