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Pontbren-ddu

A Grade II Listed Building in Clynderwen (Clunderwen), Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8656 / 51°51'56"N

Longitude: -4.7218 / 4°43'18"W

OS Eastings: 212695

OS Northings: 222064

OS Grid: SN126220

Mapcode National: GBR CX.SMFJ

Mapcode Global: VH2NT.3CMN

Entry Name: Pontbren-ddu

Listing Date: 10 April 2004

Last Amended: 10 February 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82472

Location: Approximately 0.7km NE of Llandissilio, reached by farm road through Bush Farm on the E side of the A478.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Clynderwen (Clunderwen)

Community: Clynderwen

Locality: Llandissilio

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Built in the early C19 and shown on the 1839 Tithe map. It was improved by extension and window replacement in the late C19.

Exterior

A single-storey limewashed cottage with corrugated asbestos-cement roof and brick stack to the L. Windows are replaced 4-pane horned sashes flanking a central boarded door. On the L (N) side is a 1½-storey single-window brick extension with 4-pane sash window. Set back on the R (S) side is a lower, formerly open-sided outbuilding, with timber infill and rubble-stone gable end. The rear of the cottage has a 4-pane sash window, to the R of which is an outshut with boarded door in the L end wall. The N extension also has a rear outshut.

Interior

The original thatch roof was replaced in the C20 by adding additional sawn trusses over the original trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a small, well-preserved cottage, a type once characteristic of the region.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llandissilio War Memorial
    In a prominent position on the E side of the main road through Llandissilio.
  • II Church of Saint Tysilio
    Situated in the centre of the churchyard on the S side of Heol-y-llan some 150m W of the A478 through Llandissilio.
  • II Cottage by Nant-y-ffin Hotel
    On the S side of Llandissilio by the roadside in front of the Nant-y-ffin Hotel.
  • II Eithin-man
    Approximately 1.5km NW of Llanfallteg West, reached by track on the W side of a minor road between Llanfallteg and Llandissilio.

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