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A Grade II Listed Building in Melindwr, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.4041 / 52°24'14"N

Longitude: -3.9784 / 3°58'42"W

OS Eastings: 265506

OS Northings: 280295

OS Grid: SN655802

Mapcode National: GBR 8X.PM2L

Mapcode Global: VH4FF.0T3W

Entry Name: Broncastell

Listing Date: 26 May 2004

Last Amended: 26 May 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82801

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in own grounds opposite lane to parish church.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Melindwr

Community: Melindwr

Locality: Capel Bangor

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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House or villa in late Georgian style, but probably built as late as the 1860s. It was advertised to let in 1865 as a genteel residence, with request to apply to Richard James on the premises, who may be the Richard James, builder, of Aberystwyth. In 1926 occupied by Mrs James.


House, painted stucco with slate hipped roof, deep bracketed eaves and rendered end chimneys. Basement and two storeys, three-window range with tripartite outer windows and 12-pane sash over centre door. Upper tripartite sashes are of 4-8-4 panes, lower ones are shallow canted bays of 4-12-4 panes. Centre 4-panel door, two glazed, with overlight in large painted timber classical doorcase with Roman Doric columns, frieze and cornice. Four deep slate-slab steps up to door. Nine-pane cellar windows below tripartite windows. E end wall has blank window each floor to left and to right a similar tripartite sash over a canted bay. W end is similar.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a substantial villa with original late Georgian style detail including fine columned doorcase.

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