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No.16 Spilman Street,,,,,dyfed,

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8572 / 51°51'25"N

Longitude: -4.3033 / 4°18'11"W

OS Eastings: 241476

OS Northings: 220129

OS Grid: SN414201

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T38P

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.CLC4

Entry Name: No.16 Spilman Street,,,,,dyfed,

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9602

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in terraced row approximately 25m SWof junction with Parade Road.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)

Community: Carmarthen

Built-Up Area: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Terraced house, early to mid-C19 in detail, but the low scale and asymmetrical elevation suggesting a later C18 origin. Marked on 1834 map. In 1884 occupied by Thomas Davies, solicitor. In 2002 British Red Cross branch office.


Town house, in informal terrace painted roughcast with close-eaved slate roof and red brick end stacks. Irregular 4-window, 2-storey front. Raised painted plinth with cellar hatch visible to right of doorway, thin sill band and eaves band. Door to left of centre in open-pedimented doorcase with narrow and console brackets. Six-panel door, 4 flush panels, and fanlight with radial and fan tracery. Windows are all 12-pane hornless sashes, one to left of door and 2 to right on ground floor while first floor has 3 roughly evenly spaced windows, only the left one aligned with window below. Painted stone sills. The brick stacks are set just behind ridge.


Half-glazed internal front door with coloured glass and marginal glazing bars. Ground floor room to right has good earlier C19 cornice with acanthus undercut leaves over egg-and-dart moulding, and ceiling border of anthemion. Staircase with stick balusters, thin rail and scrolled tread ends. Some internal late Georgian or early Victorian shutters remain.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a late Georgian town house with good surviving interior detail, part of a consistent group, Nos 12-19 Spilman Street

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