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Coach-house and stable at Plashendre

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.4205 / 52°25'13"N

Longitude: -4.0588 / 4°3'31"W

OS Eastings: 260092

OS Northings: 282274

OS Grid: SN600822

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.NR8Z

Mapcode Global: VH4FC.LFN8

Entry Name: Coach-house and stable at Plashendre

Listing Date: 21 October 2002

Last Amended: 21 October 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27003

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated just E of Plashendre, just NE of the junction of the A487 and the B4572.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Faenor

Community: Faenor

Locality: Penglais

Built-Up Area: Aberystwyth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Former coach-house and stable to Plas Hendre, said to have been built in 1880s for a Mr Roberts, Aberystwyth timber merchant.


Lofted coach-house and stable, rubble stone with yellow brick dressings and slate roof. Two storeys, first floor 6 windows with brick jambs and sills and heads under wallplate. Ground floor former stable to left with C20 door between 2 yellow brick cambered-headed windows, then 2 large openings with single timber lintel and yellow-brick quoins to jambs and centre pier. First opening has recessed inset red-brick and timber wall to tack-room with board door and window, the second has double boarded doors to coach-house. A third cambered-headed window to right. Ground floor windows have 4-pane sashes. Lean-to on S end wall and one first floor window above.
Two C20 windows and 2 doors up steps to rear first floor.


Plain plastered ceilings to stable and coach-house, some stable fittings, cobble and grooved brick paving. Saddle room has corner fireplace.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Plas Hendre.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Plashendre
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  • II Milestone
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  • II Plas Penglais
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  • II Cledwyn Main Building
    Towards the NW corner of the main Penglais campus, approached by a service road to the west of the main entrance to the campus off Penglais hill.
  • II Pantycelyn, Aberystwyth University
    At the lowest end of the Penglais Campus of Aberystwyth University, overlooking the drive to the National Library of Wales.
  • II* National Library of Wales
    Prominent elevated site facing W above the town centre, reached by a road off Penglais Hill.
  • II Meiros
    Situated between Llanbadarn Fawr village and Aberystwyth on the S side of Llanbadarn Road.
  • II Milestone on S side of Llanbadarn Road
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