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Blaen-cwm-gwaun-hendy, including attached agricultural range

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfynydd, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.955 / 51°57'17"N

Longitude: -4.0439 / 4°2'38"W

OS Eastings: 259643

OS Northings: 230472

OS Grid: SN596304

Mapcode National: GBR DT.M1KK

Mapcode Global: VH4HP.V4H4

Plus Code: 9C3QXX34+XC

Entry Name: Blaen-cwm-gwaun-hendy, including attached agricultural range

Listing Date: 9 April 2003

Last Amended: 9 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81023

Building Class: Domestic

Location: An isolated house reached down a farm road approximately 3.3km SSE of Abergorlech.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llanfynydd

Community: Llanfynydd

Locality: Mynydd Figyn

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

Tagged with: House

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History

Probably early C19 and shown on the 1840 Tithe map, but altered again in the late C19.

Exterior

A longhouse comprising a 2-storey 2-window house with lower agricultural range to the L gable end and lower single-storey projection to the R gable end. Of rubble stone with slate roofs. The house has end roughcast stacks. The house has segmental-headed 4-pane sash windows in the lower storey and 2-pane sashes beneath the eaves, all offset to the R and with brick dressings. The entrance to the house is through a segmental headed boarded door at the R end of the agricultural range, which has a brick segmental head. Further L are stone camber-headed openings, comprising a single door, higher and wider cart shed doorway and a further lower door. The gable end is clad in corrugated iron sheets. On the R side of the house the lower projection has paired 4-pane sash windows beneath the eaves, and a further added shed with corrugated iron roof.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare surviving longhouse of unusually late date and demonstrating the longevity of a regional vernacular tradition.

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  • II Maescastell (attached Byre)
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  • II Danycapel (Former Farmhouse)
    Isolated location. Prominently sited on N side of Cwmdu-Llanfynydd minor road reached off the B4302 at Halfway.

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