History in Structure

West Bailiff's Lodge at Aberglasney

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangathen, Carmarthenshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.8798 / 51°52'47"N

Longitude: -4.0644 / 4°3'51"W

OS Eastings: 257998

OS Northings: 222154

OS Grid: SN579221

Mapcode National: GBR DS.RNJB

Mapcode Global: VH4J2.H0PR

Plus Code: 9C3QVWHP+W6

Entry Name: West Bailiff's Lodge at Aberglasney

Listing Date: 20 September 1990

Last Amended: 30 January 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80857

ID on this website: 300080857

Location: To the NW of the house and backing on to the lane to Grongar Farm to the W of the lodge.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llangathen

Community: Llangathen

Locality: Aberglasney

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

Tagged with: Gatehouse

Find accommodation in


Aberglasney was built by Bishop Rudd of St Davids from 1600 and was one of the largest houses in Carmarthenshire according to the hearth-tax assessment of 1670. It was sold in 1710 to Robert Dyer, who rebuilt and extended the house in the general form in which it now survives. It has been argued that the general layout of the gardens was the work of the Rudd family in the C17. Further major development was undertaken in the early C19, after the purchase by the Philipps family, which included the construction of coach houses and farm buildings around a courtyard NW of the house.

East Bailiffs Lodge was originally a coach house and with West Bailiffs Lodge was probably built in the third quarter of the C19. Both are shown on the 1887 Ordnance Survey, replacing an earlier building shown here on the 1839 Tithe map. The coach house has been converted to a dwelling.


The cottage has a 2-unit plan, with plain dog-leg stair opposite the entrance. The main room on the R has an ornate wooden fireplace surround, said to have been brought from the main house.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with other listed courtyard buildings and associated items at Aberglasney.

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.