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Y Bwthyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontardulais, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7155 / 51°42'55"N

Longitude: -4.0348 / 4°2'5"W

OS Eastings: 259526

OS Northings: 203823

OS Grid: SN595038

Mapcode National: GBR GW.65TD

Mapcode Global: VH4JW.04TQ

Entry Name: Y Bwthyn

Listing Date: 4 April 1975

Last Amended: 17 January 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11194

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the road at the SE of a bend, between neighbouring buildings.

County: Swansea

Community: Pontardulais

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Two-unit, direct-entry cottage with hall and outer room. c1800, extended later. Subsidiary small dwelling to right end.

Exterior

Single storey and attic C18-type of cottage, on a roughly E-W axis, formerly two cottages. Rubble stone, covered in roughcast render, with traditional Welsh thatched roof. Taller range to N, with higher eaves and ridges and large roughcast stack to S end. West frontage has modern gabled porch to centre, heightened in 2002, with small 8-pane horned timber sashes with stone sills and plain reveals to each side. S gable end has small attic light with timber lintel. Lower range to S is slightly recessed with single horned sash to W frontage, with stone sill. Stack to S end in painted roughcast. Modern ground floor projections to E behind both ranges, and small modern extensions to N and S ends. S extension is almost full-height with Welsh slate gabled roof and painted timber barge-board.

Interior

Not inspected

Reasons for Listing

Included as a rare survival of a traditional cottage type for the area, and for its thatched roof - the last in the parish.

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