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No.2 Queen Street,,,,,dyfed,,9569

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8562 / 51°51'22"N

Longitude: -4.3048 / 4°18'17"W

OS Eastings: 241367

OS Northings: 220028

OS Grid: SN413200

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T8VL

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.BLKW

Entry Name: No.2 Queen Street,,,,,dyfed,,9569

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9569

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated approximately 5m NW of junction with Spilman Street.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)

Community: Carmarthen

Built-Up Area: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Probably later C18 or early C19 house with later C19 shop front built as a pair with no 3. Deeds said to go back to 1805. Marked on 1834 map. Occupied in 2002 by Carmarthen Books, antiquarian books.


House with shop in informal terrace, painted stucco, slate roof with paired bracketed eaves and stuccoed stack at right end. Three storeys, 2 upper floors with a single 12-pane sash to right of centre and ground floor with doorway to left and C19 shop window to right. Overall late C20 timber shelf cornice on 4 console brackets. Shop window similar to that on No 18, of 4 lights with transom and cast-iron spandrel brackets. Coloured glass in spandrels. Window and doorway both have plain stucco surrounds. Two stuccoed steps up to 6-panel door, top 2 panels glazed. Raised plinth. Fluted rainwater-head, possibly early C19.
In 1981 doorway had cornice on fluted and scrolled consoles. Casing of shop-window may also have been simplified.


Earlier C19 narrow stair from first floor to attic. Pine roof-truss in attic.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late Georgian house with good simple mid C19 shopfront.

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