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Old House at Garn Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanddarog, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8077 / 51°48'27"N

Longitude: -4.1589 / 4°9'31"W

OS Eastings: 251258

OS Northings: 214317

OS Grid: SN512143

Mapcode National: GBR DN.X92T

Mapcode Global: VH3LR.VTQM

Entry Name: Old House at Garn Farm

Listing Date: 12 December 2003

Last Amended: 12 December 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82280

Location: On the E side of the farmyard, immediately E of the old house with cow house.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llanddarog

Community: Llanddarog

Locality: Garn

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Probably C17 or C18 and perhaps a secondary dwelling alongside the slightly larger main house. It was later used as a cow house. A new farmhouse was built c1912, although the building may not have been used as a dwelling by that time.


A 1½-storey former house of rubble stone and slate roof. It has a doorway offset L of centre with replaced door, flanked by small windows. A stack in the R gable end, and a corbelled stack in the L gable end, have both been cut down below the ridge. The rear has 2 inserted cow-house doorways with boarded doors.


The interior was converted to a cow house with concrete stalls. All original features have been removed and the walls plastered. The roof has replaced sawn trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value together with the old house with attached cow house.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Old house, with attached cow house, at Garn Farm
    Approximately 2.4km SSE of Llanddarog, reached by farm road on the W side of a minor road S of Porthyrhyd. The old house and cow house are on the E side of the modern house.
  • II* Capel Bigawdin
    Attached to a field wall S of Wern-las Farm, approximately 2km SE of Llanddarog village.
  • II Maesdulais Lime Kilns
    In woodlands on the E side of Maesdulais Quarry,
  • II Capel Seion
    On a hilltop site, 1km west of Drefach, in the hamlet named after the chapel. Large stone-walled graveyard; detached vestry to east of chapel.

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