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Ffynnon Fair

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7709 / 51°46'15"N

Longitude: -4.3935 / 4°23'36"W

OS Eastings: 234953

OS Northings: 210734

OS Grid: SN349107

Mapcode National: GBR DB.ZQVL

Mapcode Global: VH3LT.SRQ9

Entry Name: Ffynnon Fair

Listing Date: 5 November 2002

Last Amended: 5 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27071

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: At E end of the retaining wall of Ffynnon Fair house, set into the wall by the roadside.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Llansteffan

Community: Llansteffan

Built-Up Area: Llansteffan

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Stone well-house possibly medieval in origin, framing well dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Not apparently listed in Francis Jones The Holy Wells of Wales.

Exterior

Rubble stone well-chamber with large stone block over chamber. Squared stone front with triangular-headed small opening at road-side providing access. Stone pool within.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well with religious associations suggesting medieval origins.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ffynnon Fair House
    Set back from the street, on the N side of the road, within a walled, lawned forecourt.
  • II* Vale View
    Set slightly back from the street, on the S side of the road, within a small railed forecourt, immediately W of Brook Cottages.
  • II* Church of St Ystyffan
    Within a stone walled cemetery, on the SW corner of the junction of High Street and Church Street.
  • II Telephone Call-box outside the Old Pound.
    At the junction of High Street and Church Street. Immediately beside The Old Pound, NE of the churchyard of the parish Church of St Ystyffan and opposite The Sticks PH.
  • II The Sticks Hotel
    Situated directly N of the junction with Church Street, on the street line immediately E of Red Lion House.
  • II Park Villa
    Set back from the street within a lawned forecourt, immediately N of Plas-y-Coed.
  • II Plas-y-Coed
    Set well back from the street, situated beyond a lawned forecourt with decorative railings, immediately S of Park Villa.
  • II The Stores
    On the SE corner of the junction of High Street and Church Street, between Post Office and Cartref.

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