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A Grade II Listed Building in Trawsgoed, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.3379 / 52°20'16"N

Longitude: -3.9205 / 3°55'13"W

OS Eastings: 269250

OS Northings: 272830

OS Grid: SN692728

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z.TWXP

Mapcode Global: VH4FV.0H7L

Entry Name: Rhydygarreg

Listing Date: 31 March 2004

Last Amended: 31 March 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82666

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at upper NE end of village just E of junction with lane to Devil's Bridge.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Trawsgoed

Community: Trawsgoed

Locality: Llanafan

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Single storey cottage extended at both ends, earlier C19, marked on 1845 Tithe map. Ther original house was a typical cottage with one heated room and one small unheated room, to which was added at the right end a narrow dairy/ kitchen with wicker fireplace-hood and a single room was added at the left end.


Cottage, whitewashed rubble stone with slate close-eaved roof and 3 chimneys, brick right end stack and ridge stack towards right, stone ridge stack towards left, with dripstones and capstone. Single storey, 7 bays. To left of stone chimney, a 4-pane sash and board door, both with brick heads, the door against the chimney and set in rubble stone lean-to porch, the window to left. Centre section, the original cottage, between the ridge chimneys, has 2 small windows with 6-pane glazing, stone slab lintels and slate sills and a board door with timber lintel to right. The last bay between the brick chimneys has a taller door with brick head like the heads of the left end.


Interior not inspected. Plan is of a central room with door opening onto side of main fireplace, and unheated partitioned parlour at left. Behind chimney, at right end, was narrow dairy/kitchen with wicker hood to chimney. Single room addition at left end had door opening again onto side of a fireplace.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a vernacular single storey cottage range, little altered.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llanafan Womens Institute Hall
    Situated some 250m NE of Llanafan church on N side of lane, approached by footbridge over Nant Pantyrhaidd.
  • II Church of Saint Afan
    Situated in large churchyard at Y-fork at SW edge of village.
  • II Ty'r Ysgol
    Situated in school yard of village school, at right angles to school, some 200m W of church.
  • II Pont Llanafan
    Situated on main road about 2.5 km SE of Trawsgoed.
  • II Holly Lodge
    Situated some 100m W of Pont Llanafan on N side of B4340 by drive to Llwynprenteg.
  • II Cwmnewydion Ganol
    Situated on N side of road about 2 km E of junction with lane to Cnwc Coch.

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