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Spencer House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8798 / 51°52'47"N

Longitude: -4.5936 / 4°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 221576

OS Northings: 223312

OS Grid: SN215233

Mapcode National: GBR D2.RP7K

Mapcode Global: VH2NW.B0DT

Entry Name: Spencer House

Listing Date: 6 August 2001

Last Amended: 6 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25625

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated opposite Llanboidy primary school on E side of road in Llanboidy village.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Llanboidy

Community: Llanboidy

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Mid C19 village house, stylistically of c1850, but a pencilled date of 1867 on the back of a window-frame may be correct, it reads 'John(?) Evan Glyncoch Carpenter Llangan June 22 1867'. House is said to have been built as a Maesgwynne dower house.

Exterior

House, whitewashed roughcast with slate eaves roofs. Two storeys, minimal Tudor-style, T-plan with entry on N side. W front has gable projecting to left and one-window range set back to right. Timber Tudor-style segmental-pointed 2-light windows with Y-tracery, transom and small panes. Gable to left has red brick side wall stack on right wall, and one window over similar French window with Y-tracery to Tudor fanlight. Range to right has one smaller window each floor, lower window renewed in C20.
N side has centre porch and window above, and one-window range to left, similar Y-tracery windows. Roughcast porch has door in W side wall and similar N window.
S end gable has one similar window to first floor. Added lean-to in rear SE angle with S end Tudor-arched door and Y-tracery window, cruder than those on original house. Chimney on S side of N range.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unusual villa with Tudor-Gothic window detail, associated with the Maesgwynne estate in this important estate village.

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