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A Grade II Listed Building in Pontarfynach, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.3776 / 52°22'39"N

Longitude: -3.8757 / 3°52'32"W

OS Eastings: 272417

OS Northings: 277159

OS Grid: SN724771

Mapcode National: GBR 91.R8DT

Mapcode Global: VH4FN.RHYQ

Entry Name: Hafod-y-coed

Listing Date: 16 March 2005

Last Amended: 16 March 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84257

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the N side of the A4120 some 1.7km W of the bridge over the Afon Mynach.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Pontarfynach

Community: Pontarfynach

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Corrugated-iron clad timber-framed bungalow probably of the 1930s. Said to have been built by a local carpenter, leased and later sold to the present (2004) owner in 1960s, who changed name from The Bungalow.


Cottage, painted corrugated-iron on timber frame, with similar roof, and brick ridge chimney, set to left of centre. Single-storey, with overhanging front awning supported on timber raking brackets. Zig-zag timber eaves to awning with pierced hole in each board. Front of six bays with horned 4-pane sash windows. Door to left (within later addition), then sash, then two sashes, a half-glazed door and a final sash. Windowless right end. Attached at left corner is addition at right angles with triple casement and half-glazed door facing E.


Interior said to be boarded throughout.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an exceptionally well preserved example of the corrugated-iron cottages of the earlier C20, once common, now rare.

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  • II Capel Salem, including attached house, forecourt wall and outbuilding
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  • II Milestone on A4120
    On the S side of the A4120 some 2.6km W of the bridge over the Afon Mynach.
  • II Troedrhiwsebon
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  • II Troedrhiwfawr
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  • II Rheidol House
    On the W side of Devil's Bridge on a bend in the A4120 some 120m W of its junction with the B4343.
  • II Pantyddwyriw
    Situated on N side of Cwmrheidol lane about 1.2 km E of Bethel chapel, and 300m E of Cwm Rheidol mine site.
  • II Capel Mynach and chapel house attached to left
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