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Ger-y-Parc, including railings and gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8559 / 51°51'21"N

Longitude: -4.3182 / 4°19'5"W

OS Eastings: 240447

OS Northings: 220021

OS Grid: SN404200

Mapcode National: GBR DF.TCJT

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.3MH3

Entry Name: Ger-y-Parc, including railings and gate

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9531

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 20m E of junction with Union Street.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

End terrace house, one of a pair of larger 3-bay houses built between the laying out of the area for building with the construction of the Picton Monument 1825-8 and the 1834 map. The arched sashes are similar to those on Nos 13-17. Converted to flats in later C20.

Exterior

End-terrace house, colourwashed roughcast, with slate close-eaved roof, rebuilt red brick stack to left and larger stuccoed stack to right. Three-storey 3-window range, upper floor with 4-pane sashes and first floor with 16-pane sashes. Ground floor with arched headed sash 4 panes wide with radiating glazing bars either side of central arched doorway similar to those on Nos 13-17 with open pediment on brackets, reeded half columns with entablature blocks, fielded panelled reveals, fanlight with radiating tracery, and 6-panelled door with top 4 panels fielded. Four steps up to door. Window openings with plain stucco surround. Rear has 9-pane attic window each side, 12-pane each floor below and door and intermediate stair lights left of centre.
Front garden enclosed along sides and in front by dwarf grey limestone wall and iron railings with uprights and scrolled arrow-headed finials similar to Nos 13-14, with dog bars and standards with urn finials; paired gates of similar design with top rails swept up to centre. Similar rails to garden sides.

Interior

Hall has reeded ceiling border and acanthus rose in 8-petal surround. Inner arch with fanlight over opening with panelled piers. C20 6-panel doors. Staircase with stick balusters, 3 per tread, scrolled tread ends, continuous ramped rail without newels. Cellar.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late Georgian town house with good surviving detail, part of the fine late Georgian residential development which followed constuction of the Picton Monument of 1825-8.

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