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Brynau

A Grade II Listed Building in Mumbles (Y Mwmbwls), Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.595 / 51°35'41"N

Longitude: -4 / 3°59'59"W

OS Eastings: 261564

OS Northings: 190353

OS Grid: SS615903

Mapcode National: GBR GX.DH04

Mapcode Global: VH4KG.M57M

Entry Name: Brynau

Listing Date: 28 November 2000

Last Amended: 28 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24441

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On S side of road, about 150m west of Clyne Chapel.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Mumbles (Y Mwmbwls)

Community: Mumbles

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Formerly part of the Clyne Castle estate, which was developed from the 1790s onwards. Brynau probably dates from the early C19. The house was used by the agents of the Vivians in the early C20, when the interior was modernised.

Exterior

House. One storey plus attic. Brown stone front, pebble dashed rear and sides; plain tiled roofs, brick chimneys; casement glazing. Front faces garden (E). Central block of 3 gabled bays, each advanced; at attic level, casement window to each gable, central window with label. On ground floor, ogee-headed doorway to open porch with benches to sides, gothic entrance doorway; outer bays with casement windows with labels. To L, advanced block with large splayed bay window, to R, block stepped down with single casement window, and further similar block, stepped down, with casement window. Outshuts and additions to pebble-dashed rear.

Reasons for Listing

Early C19 house, associated with Clyne estate, retaining much of overall form and character.

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