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Craig y Bwch

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanilar, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.3665 / 52°21'59"N

Longitude: -4.049 / 4°2'56"W

OS Eastings: 260588

OS Northings: 276247

OS Grid: SN605762

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.S1Q2

Mapcode Global: VH4FK.RST6

Entry Name: Craig y Bwch

Listing Date: 27 October 2003

Last Amended: 27 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81969

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Reached by lane and track of some 2km following N bank of Ystwyth from Heol Ty Llwyd in Llanfarian village.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanilar

Community: Llanilar

Locality: Llanfarian

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Later C19 small farmhouse still within Georgian tradition. Probably rebuilt on the site of the building marked on the 1845 tithe map as owned by the Earl of Lisburne (Trawscoed estate), occupied by John Evans, with 33 acres(13.4 hectares).


House, rubble stone with slate eaves roof and stone end stacks, slightly larger to right. Flat eaves, overhanging gable verges with brackets. Two-storey, symmetrical 3-window range of 12-pane hornless sashes with stone voussoirs and slate sills. Centre door with narrow overlight. Rear has centre door, small window with stone voussoirs over, 9-pane sash to left under eaves and small window to ground floor right.


Not inspected at time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of the typical 3-bay farmhouse of the region, retaining original detail including small-paned glazing.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Outbuilding at Craig y Bwch
    Situated just E of house, at end of long track from Llanfarian.
  • II Ty Isaf
    Situated on N side of Ystwyth river, some 2km SE of Llanfarian village.
  • II* Plas Abermad
    Set in its own grounds on the floor of the Ystwyth Valley. Reached by short drive curving N off the A485 midway between Llanfarian and Llanilar.
  • II Henblas
    Situated down a short drive below A485, backing on to the river Ystwyth.
  • II Tyllwyd and attached outbuildings
    Situated on E side of Ystwyth about 800m down Lon Tyllwyd from Llanfarian.

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