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Latitude: 52.2993 / 52°17'57"N
Longitude: -4.0431 / 4°2'35"W
OS Eastings: 260776
OS Northings: 268765
OS Grid: SN607687
Mapcode National: GBR 8T.X94S
Mapcode Global: VH4FY.VGXP
Entry Name: Pentre Mynydd
Listing Date: 15 August 2003
Last Amended: 15 August 2003
Source ID: 81764
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated some 150m NE of Capel Bethel in Trefenter.
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Small farmhouse with byre in-line, probably earlier to mid C19, marked on the 1842 tithe map, when the owner was Lewis Davis and the occupier was David Jenkins. The farmhouse was the home of the bard E. Prosser Rhys (died 1945), crowned at the 1924 National Eisteddfod in Pontypridd for his poem Atgof. Disused and in poor condition 2002.
Small farmhouse, rubble stone formerly whitewashed, with slate close-eaved roof and 2 brick stacks. Two storeys, double-fronted, much offset to right with off-centre boarded door. Hornless small-paned sash windows, 9-pane above, 12-pane below, stone voussoirs to lower openings, slab lintels to upper 2 windows, thin slate sills. Outshut rear. Lower byre added to left with corrugated iron roof and 2 full-height doors.
C19 joists to ceilings, fireplaces gone.
Included as a small vernacular farmstead, little altered, the home of one of the four chaired bards of the Mynydd Bach.
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