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Latitude: 52.2923 / 52°17'32"N
Longitude: -4.0082 / 4°0'29"W
OS Eastings: 263134
OS Northings: 267914
OS Grid: SN631679
Mapcode National: GBR 8V.XRRS
Mapcode Global: VH4FZ.GNW3
Entry Name: Bronfynwent
Listing Date: 11 November 2003
Last Amended: 15 April 2004
Source ID: 82051
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Situated some 300m up a track to the S of a minor road to the W of Bronnant.
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Small farmhouse and outbuildings in line said to have been built in 1808 by the great-great-grandfather of the present occupant. Many offspring of that first generation emigrated to the USA. Marked on 1843 Tithe map as owned and occupied by William Williams with 10 acres (4.05 hectares). The farmhouse was originally of end-entry plan with entry through the uphill outbuilding, the present external door being an alteration.
Farmhouse, occupying central position within a long range of buildings running downslope, of whitewashed rubble stone with single renewed slate roof. Farmhouse has whitewashed stone end stacks with stepped cornices and dripstones. One-and- a-half storey 2-window range, attic with 2 roof lights and 2 small 4-pane casement windows under eaves, ground floor with (inserted) doorway to left and 2 slightly larger 4-pane casements below upper windows. To rear, C20 asbestos-roofed lean-to housing kitchen and bathroom.
Attached uphill to left of house, outbuilding range of 2 bays with doorway at each end, right-hand doorway lower. According to the occupant, this was the original entrance to the house, turning right through an end-wall doorway into the kitchen, altered early in the C20, the doorway now blocked.
Attached downhill to right of house, similar range with 2 doors. Taller wall due to slope of ground, loft window in rear wall. Further right, is single-storey rubble stone lean-to which itself leans against the gable end of a one-and-a-half storey whitewashed rubble stone 2-bay range, at right angles to the main range. The lean-to has a single doorway, while the range at right angles has 3 doorways.
Consists of 2 rooms - a main living room to the right with small vestibule inside entrance. Surviving detail includes flagged floor. Upstairs reached by wooden steps, with 2 rooms separated by board partition.
Included as a small vernacular farmhouse of good traditional character with outbuildings in line, the farmhouse of end-entry plan.