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Stables and coach house at Tawelfan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanegwad, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8725 / 51°52'21"N

Longitude: -4.1507 / 4°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 252032

OS Northings: 221513

OS Grid: SN520215

Mapcode National: GBR DN.SC29

Mapcode Global: VH4J1.06JC

Entry Name: Stables and coach house at Tawelfan

Listing Date: 1 April 2003

Last Amended: 1 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81018

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At the rear (W) of the house.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llanegwad

Community: Llanegwad

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Built in the mid C19 and first shown on the 1888 Ordnance Survey.


A 2-storey stable and coach house behind the house, attached to the S side of which is an lower single-storey L-shaped range, of rubble stone with lighter dressings and quoins, and slate roof. Openings have cambered or flat arches. The higher range behind the house has a tack-room doorway to the R, stable doorway with 2-light casement to its L, then wider and taller coach house doorway with keyed head with drip mould and replaced double doors. All have boarded doors and strap hinges. In the R gable end are external stone steps to a boarded door under a brick head. To the L of the steps is a small tack room window. In the L gable end are external stone steps to a boarded door, rising above a stone mounting block.

Set back to the L is the lower L-shaped range with 2 camber-headed doorways and boarded doors. A narrow window is to the R of the R-hand, and a wider window L of the L-hand, which has a steel mesh. The return elevation has a boarded door to the R, then double boarded doors for a cart, blocked vent strip and then split boarded door to the L end, where the roof is half-hipped. The rear has a 2-light casement to the R replacing an earlier doorway, vent strips and lean-to greenhouse.


The tack room is panelled and retains a small fireplace. The cart shed has a cobbled floor.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-detailed and well-preserved outbuilding contributing to the historic character of the house, and for its contribution to the overall historic integrity of the village.

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  • II Red Lion
    On the N side of the churchyard, and the S side of the main road through the village.
  • II Mounting block at N entrance to Llanegwad churchyard
    On the N side of the churchyard and immediately W of Red Lion.
  • II Church of St Egwad
    On S side of village, in a churchyard overlooking Vale of River Tywi.
  • II Cresselly Arms
    Abutting the NE side of Pont-ar-Gothi.
  • II Pont-ar-Gothi
    Spanning Afon Cothi in the centre of Pontargothi.
  • II* Church of the Holy Trinity
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