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Retaining wall to the SE of County Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8552 / 51°51'18"N

Longitude: -4.3049 / 4°18'17"W

OS Eastings: 241356

OS Northings: 219915

OS Grid: SN413199

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T8TV

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.BMHN

Entry Name: Retaining wall to the SE of County Hall

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82198

Building Class: Civil

Location: Situated opposite the Towy Bridge to SE of County Hall above roadside retaining wall.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)

Community: Carmarthen

Locality: Castle Hill

Built-Up Area: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Short stretch of retaining wall to the SE of County Hall terrace, the one section not apparently refaced in mid C20, and presumably including medieval work.


Curving section of retaining wall in mixed coloured stone, in contrast to mid C20 and later surrounding retaining walls of rock-faced grey limestone. A small section of rougher walling maybe a piece of medieval wall outlined in a C19 or later reconstruction.

Reasons for Listing

Included as possibly a fragment of the medieval wall and for group value with the County Hall.

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