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Gwar Caeau

A Grade II Listed Building in Ystrad Fflur, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.3026 / 52°18'9"N

Longitude: -3.8204 / 3°49'13"W

OS Eastings: 275968

OS Northings: 268721

OS Grid: SN759687

Mapcode National: GBR 93.X40B

Mapcode Global: VH4G2.QDN6

Entry Name: Gwar Caeau

Listing Date: 20 July 2004

Last Amended: 20 July 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82976

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 2km ENE of Ffair Rhos, up lane running NE from Teifi Pools road past Glanpond Cottage.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Ystrad Meurig

Community: Ystrad Fflur

Community: Ystrad Fflur

Locality: Ffair Rhos

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Small mid C19 cottage, not marked on the 1843 Tithe map. An example of the smallest holdings on the edge of the cultivable land, possibly an encroachment.


Cottage, cement-washed rubble stone with slate roof and stone end stacks with dripstones and capstones. Single-storey, double-fronted with two ground floor windows and centre door. Stone voussoirs, slate sills. Right hand window has damaged fixed 12-pane glazing, left one is missing glazing. This window has a straight joint down just beyond left jamb, to the ground, possibly a former doorway. Damaged front door. Left end small loft window. Rear small stone lean-to with end window and corrugated iron roofing.
Attached rubble stone cow-byre to right of cottage, with low doorway on extreme left. Corrugated iron roofing in poor condition. Rear small rubble lean-to.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a surviving example of the smallest cottage smallholdings of the county, here a cottage with cow-byre, typically set on marginal land.

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