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Aberllolwyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfarian, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3758 / 52°22'32"N

Longitude: -4.0762 / 4°4'34"W

OS Eastings: 258765

OS Northings: 277337

OS Grid: SN587773

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.RF08

Mapcode Global: VH4FK.9KF1

Entry Name: Aberllolwyn

Listing Date: 24 August 2007

Last Amended: 24 August 2007

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82489

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In a wooded dip S of Llanfarian, S of the A487 with drive entry opposite the village school.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Llanfarian

Community: Llanfarian

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Country house, possibly C18 remodelled 1878-82. Ancient site recorded in 1609, held by the Lloyds from mid C17, Erasmus Lloyd died 1688, his son Hugh was High Sheriff in 1715 and died 1732. Passed by marriage to Thomas Hughes of Hendrefelin, died 1771, whose son-in-law Edward Hughes, solicitor in Aberystwyth 1761, died in 1794. His wife lived there until her death when it passed to her niece Anna Maria Hughes of Morfa Bychan, there in 1809. An 1846 lease names John Charles Hughes of Freshford Cottage and Thomas Hughes of Northumberland. House was occupied in 1830 by Lewis Morris. Renovated 1878-1882 for MJ Tredwell, tenant, who also restored the gardens and farm buildings and built the folly tower on Llyn Eiddwen, Blaenpennal, but abandoned the house after losing an action for building costs. In 1884 and 1895 occupied by Griffith Jones and in 1926 by Dr Edward Roberts JP.

Exterior

Two-storey house; L-plan; rendered; hipped slate roof of low pitch; 2 chimneys on ridge.
Three-window front faces SW. On first floor, 3 sash windows without glazing bars. On ground floor, a central splayed bay with double-leaf half-glazed doors; to each side a large window dropping down almost to ground level with central French doors flanked by long glazing. Verandah over full width which turns round R return which has a 2-storey splayed bay with sash windows without glazing bars, and French doors to ground floor centre; to R, on first floor a blind window and a sash window, on ground floor, a blind window and a door. Left return is 4 windows long on first floor. To rear of house, 2-window rear of L return, and lower 2-storey former stable block, now garage.

Reasons for Listing

A substantial Victorian house with early origins retaining much of its character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Milestone near Aberllolwyn drive
    Situated on south side of the road some 50m west of the entrance to Aberllolwyn.
  • II Cwmcoedwig Hall
    Situated some 500m N of Llanfarian war memorial down short drive.
  • II Ardwyn
    Situated on the west side of the A487, N of Pont Llanfarian, attached to Greenways.
  • II Greenways
    At the west side of the A487, N of Pont Llanfarian, attached to Ardwyn
  • II Tyllwyd and attached outbuildings
    Situated on E side of Ystwyth about 800m down Lon Tyllwyd from Llanfarian.
  • II Bryneithyn Hall
    Situated about 800m NW of Figure Four crossroads, Llanfarian, at the SW end of a drive from Bryneithyn Lodge.
  • II Brynglas
    Situated on the E side of the A487 immediately N of Chancery, to the S of Brynglas Farm.
  • II Garden walls and gazebo at Bryneithyn Hall
    Situated encircling Bryneithyn Hall, some 800m NW of Figure Four, Llanfarian, with drive running SW from Bryneithyn Lodge.

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