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Ty Clyd, including front railings and gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8561 / 51°51'21"N

Longitude: -4.3176 / 4°19'3"W

OS Eastings: 240490

OS Northings: 220035

OS Grid: SN404200

Mapcode National: GBR DF.TCP5

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.3MT0

Entry Name: Ty Clyd, including front railings and gates

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9525

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated second house W of lane to Picton Court/Llys Picton.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Earlier C19 terraced house, built c.1830, as a pair with No 14. Houses were built in Picton Terrace after the Picton monument was erected 1828. Marked on 1834 map as a single property. In 1854 bought by Titus Lewis poet, draper and commercial traveller, advertised for lease 1858 but not sold by family until 1917. Plans for a bathroom addition 1917 by J.H. Morgan.

Exterior

Terraced house paired with No 14, painted stucco with slate roof, moulded eaves cornice and brick end stacks. Three-storey 2-window range, upper floors with 16-pane sashes. Ground floor left, semi-circular headed sash window with radiating glazing bars and marginal bars. Arched doorway to right with open pedimented doorcase, with reeded half-columns, console brackets to open pediment, panelled reveals and plain fanlight. Six-panel door with fielded panels. Plain flat-headed passage doorway to far right, 6-panel door, top 2 glazed.
Path to passage door and front garden bounded by dwarf grey limestone walls with iron railings and uprights with scrolled arrow-headed finials rising alternately above top and middle rails. Two similar gates: gate to passage entrance with flat top rail, gate to house (originally double) with top rail upswept to centre and decorated mid rail.

Interior

Some moulded cornices, arched alcoves, 6-panelled doors, panelled shutters. Staircase with stick balusters and slender paired newels. First floor drawing room fireplace with mantelshelf on Corinthian columns, mentioned in earlier list description, removed.

Reasons for Listing

Included as late Gerogian terraced house with good surviving detail outside and inside, part of the fine late Georgian suburban development of this street.

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