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Latitude: 52.2555 / 52°15'19"N
Longitude: -4.1075 / 4°6'26"W
OS Eastings: 256245
OS Northings: 264021
OS Grid: SN562640
Mapcode National: GBR DQ.03S9
Mapcode Global: VH4G3.RKDR
Plus Code: 9C4Q7V4V+62
Entry Name: Trefaes Uchaf
Listing Date: 21 January 2021
Source ID: 87831
Location: In a farmyard on the S side of the B4577 between Bethania and Cross Inn.
Community: Dyffryn Arth
Community: Dyffryn Arth
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
A mid C19 farmhouse marked on the 1889 OS map. The house is not marked on the Llanbadarn Trefeglwys Tithe map of the late 1830s.
A 2-storey 3-window farmhouse of rubble-stone walls, with spar-dashed R-hand gable end, rear wing and outshut, slate roof and stone end stacks. The whitened front faces the road, away from the farmyard, and its unequally-placed openings are offset to the L. There is a C20 half-lit boarded door, flanked by hornless sash windows, 12-pane in the lower storey and 9-pane in the upper storey, all beneath cambered heads. The R-hand gable end faces the farmyard. It has a small-pane window lower R. A brick porch, partly also spar-dashed, spans the join between main range and the added, lower rear wing. It has a boarded door and a replacement window in its gable end, to the R of which are 2-pane sash windows in both storeys of the rear wing. Behind the L side of the house is an integral outshut, with replacement windows in original openings in the end wall.
In the ground floor is a central stair hall with rooms either side of it. In the R-hand room is a slate flagstone floor and a fireplace with mid-C20 tile surround. There are steps down to the kitchen in the rear wing, which has a tile floor and brick range of the early C20. There is a dog-leg stair with plain balusters and newel.
Listed as a rare well-preserved mid-C19 farmhouse retaining early character and detail, in the Georgian style with offset openings that persisted in SW Wales throughout the C19.
This structure has been afforded Interim Protection under the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990. It is an offence to damage this structure and you may be prosecuted.
To find out more about Interim Protection, please visit the statutory notices page on the Cadw website. For further information about this structure, or to report any damage please contact Cadw.
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