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Whitehall

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9518 / 51°57'6"N

Longitude: -4.1474 / 4°8'50"W

OS Eastings: 252522

OS Northings: 230322

OS Grid: SN525303

Mapcode National: GBR DN.MCWH

Mapcode Global: VH4HN.269L

Entry Name: Whitehall

Listing Date: 19 January 2011

Last Amended: 19 January 2011

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87627

Location: On the north side of the main road through the village of Brechfa, to the west of a junction with the minor road leading north to New Inn.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn

Community: Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn

Locality: Brechfa

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Probably mid C19th, built as a small village house. Shown on 1889 1st edition OS map as a pub called the White Hall.

Exterior

A 2-storey 3-window house house with continuous rear outshut under a catslide roof. Of whitened rubble stone and slate roof with roughcast end stacks and similar stack to the outshut in the R gable end. Openings are offset to the L of centre and have cambered heads in the lower storey. The central doorway has a boarded door. The windows are 2-pane sashes with margin lights, beneath the eaves in the upper storey. The L gable end is roughcast. The R gable end has a replaced window upper R in the outshut, placed behind the line of a lower rubble wall abutting the gable end.

Interior

Not inspected

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special architectural interest as a good example of a regional vernacular house retaining traditional character. One of the few surviving historic buildings within the village of Brechfa, this is also a relatively rare example of a well-preserved village house of the nineteenth century.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty Mawr Country Hotel
    In its own grounds near the centre of the village and NE of the parish church.
  • II Castle Green
    Approximately 100m SW of the parish church immediately N of Pont Newydd.
  • II Brechfa House
    On the hill leading S out of Brechfa set back from the road approximately 350m SW of the parish church.
  • II Stables and coach house at Brechfa House
    On the SW side of the house.
  • II Fforest
    Approximately 0.8km N of Brechfa church and reached by private drive on the N side of a minor road between Brechfa and New Inn.
  • II Felin Marlais
    Approximately 1.1km NW of Brechfa church, on the E side of a narrow lane on the W side of a minor road between Brechfa and New Inn.

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