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Cottage just E of Minrheidol

A Grade II Listed Building in Melindwr, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.3947 / 52°23'40"N

Longitude: -3.9419 / 3°56'30"W

OS Eastings: 267964

OS Northings: 279182

OS Grid: SN679791

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.QB3L

Mapcode Global: VH4FM.M2GK

Entry Name: Cottage just E of Minrheidol

Listing Date: 26 May 2004

Last Amended: 26 May 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82802

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated about 10m E of Minrheidol, on N side of road, about 1.1km W of junction with lane from Aberffrwd.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Melindwr

Community: Melindwr

Locality: Cwm Rheidol

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Very small mid C19 two-storey one-room-plan cottage, possibly intended as one of a pair. It may be associated with the lead-mines in the valley.


Small stone faced house, partially whitewashed, slate close-eaved roof, and brick right end chimney on large projecting rubble stone chimneybreast. Door with bi-colour painted brick head to left, similar head to 12-pane sash window to right, with first floor 4-pane sash above, head under eves. Area above door has been possibly rebuilt, and is not whitewashed. Windowless right end wall of rubble stone, painted to mid height of first floor, with projecting chimney breast sloped in at top to brick chimney shaft.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a rare example of a one-room plan small two storey cottage, retaining good traditional character.

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