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Latitude: 51.9278 / 51°55'40"N
Longitude: -4.6219 / 4°37'18"W
OS Eastings: 219820
OS Northings: 228727
OS Grid: SN198287
Mapcode National: GBR D1.NN7C
Mapcode Global: VH2NG.TTY0
Entry Name: Aberelwyn
Listing Date: 6 August 2001
Last Amended: 6 August 2001
Source ID: 25624
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated in Aberelwyn hamlet, by roadside, some 500m E of Glandwr.
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Farmhouse, early C19 with earlier core. A minor gentry house of the James family from the late C17 to the C20. From 1707-12 the house was used by the Independent congregation split from the chapel at Henllan Amgoed, before the chapel was built at Glandwr. In 1902 part of the original house was said to be still standing, but the present house is of later date, marked on present site on 1843 Tithe map. In 1843 owned by John James and in 1873 by Edward James, with 214 acres (87 heactares).
Farmhouse, slate-hung rubble stone with slate roof and red brick end stacks. Two-storey, 3-window range of 4-pane sashes and tiny fireplace window to ground floor left. Rubble stone NW end wall with derelict lean-to, part of a rear wing running NE which has been mostly demolished behind the front wall. Rear has rubble stone projecting stair gable with attic and first floor C20 windows under original oak lintels with dripstones, and ground floor door. Rear wall to right had an outshut, now removed, blocked first floor door with oak lintel.
Included as a substantial traditional farmhouse, with rear stair wing.
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