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Henfryn Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangeler, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 52.0252 / 52°1'30"N

Longitude: -4.3544 / 4°21'15"W

OS Eastings: 238561

OS Northings: 238924

OS Grid: SN385389

Mapcode National: GBR DD.GGLL

Mapcode Global: VH3KP.GCVB

Entry Name: Henfryn Cottage

Listing Date: 15 August 2001

Last Amended: 15 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25730

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On a split level terrace on a steep slope overlooking Henfryn Mill. Reached via a private access road leading E from the Pentrecwrt Road, S of Alltycafan Bridge.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandysul

Community: Llangeler

Community: Llangeler

Locality: Pentre-cwrt

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Late C19 house probably built for William Davies, proprietor of Henfryn Mill, which was established in the 1890's.


Large 2-storey and basement former mill-owner's house with connected service wing in rubble stone with cambered yellow brick heads to openings, pitched, slated roofs and yellow brick end stacks. The main range has 2-storey, 3 bay, symmetrical facade with panelled timber door to ground floor centre, with rectangular overlight. Remaining openings to 1st floor and ground floor are 4-pane sashes with slate sills. Matching sized opening to basement, beneath R bay - completely exposed due to the steeply sloping ground. Vertically bisected 2-pane replacement timber light of the mid C20. Cast iron rainwater goods. 5 solar panels to roof.
Attached former service range set much lower to R., with 1st floor level with ground floor of main range. Colourwashed facade of 2 bays with boarded timber door to ground floor L with small 2-pane rectangular overlight. Remaining openings are 12-pane sashes.


Main range has small hallway with broad stucco arch and 4-panelled timber doors leading to flanking reception rooms. Curved timber staircase with turned balusters and handrail. Light, undecorated banded stucco cornice. Attached range had former storage and accommodation with basement kitchen. Small, steep timber stairwell retained.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good and rare survival of a modest mill owner's house and for group value with the mill.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Henfryn Mill
    At the end of a private access lane leading E of the Pentrecwrt Road, S of Alltycafan Bridge.
  • II* Allt-y-Cafan Bridge
    Spanning the river Teifi on the County boundary with Ceredigion on the road N of Pentrecwrt.
  • II* Pont Allt-y-Cafan (Partly in Llangeler Community )
    Deep valley setting, carrying Horeb to Pentre-cwrt by-road over River Teifi (parish and old county boundary). 0.3km S of Pentre-cwrt.
  • II Henfryn Farmhouse
    At NW of linear farm complex, at the top of a steep ridge overlooking the Afon Teifi.
  • II Tanralltddu
    At the end of a long farm drive, at the NE side of a small farmyard.
  • II Shadog Farmhouse
    At SE side of farmyard, within a low, stone walled enclosure. Located at end of private access road.
  • II Outbuilding at Shadog Farm
    Located S of Shadog Farmhouse, at the end of a private access road, E of the farm complex.
  • II The Old Rectory
    Situated on S side of by-road 40m E of entrance to Bangor Teifi church.

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