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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.9314 / 51°55'52"N

Longitude: -4.5786 / 4°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 222810

OS Northings: 229013

OS Grid: SN228290

Mapcode National: GBR D3.NDY4

Mapcode Global: VH2NH.LQB9

Entry Name: Dandderwen

Listing Date: 6 August 2001

Last Amended: 6 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25637

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated just N of county boundary above Dyfnant valley, some 1.5 km NNW of Blaenwaun.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Llanboidy

Community: Llanboidy

Locality: Rhydyparc

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Earth-walled earlier C19 single storey cottage with outbuilding, possibly marked on 1843 Tithe map as a cottage on Aberdyfnant Farm. A date of 1818 is said to have been found, not seen. The chimney end was rebuilt probably in the 1970s, and the roof which was thatched has been replaced entirely probably also in C20.


Cottage, whitewashed earth walls with corrugated iron roof. W end wall rebuilt in later C20 in brick with small brick stack. One storey, double-fronted, offset to right. Four-pane sash window each side of door, with concrete sills. Short outbuilding attached to E, with slate roof and C20 metal window. .
Added mid to later C20 rear lean to.


Three rough hewn beams in W kitchen, fireplace wall rebuilt. Plank door to E parlour. No loft.

Reasons for Listing

Included as rare surviving example of earth-walled cottage once characteristic of the region.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farmers
    Situated on W side of lane by bridge over Nant Elwyn about 2km WNW of Blaenwaun.

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