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Former Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansawel, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0076 / 52°0'27"N

Longitude: -4.0125 / 4°0'44"W

OS Eastings: 261964

OS Northings: 236266

OS Grid: SN619362

Mapcode National: GBR DV.HPCK

Mapcode Global: VH4HB.DSMT

Entry Name: Former Town Hall

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16001

Building Class: Civil

Location: On B4337 in centre of Llansawel

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llansawel

Community: Llansawel

Locality: LLansawel

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Earlier C19 Town Hall with two dwellings to ground floor, both occupied in 1841 Census, large first floor room used formerly for Petty Sessions and village functions. Now a private residence.

Exterior

Earlier C19. Rubble built. Slate roof, bracketed soffits and eaves (all probably renewed in late C19). Rubble gable stacks, stone tabling. Wide 2-storey 3-window facade. Three first floor 16-pane hornless sashes, cambered heads; stone voussoirs. Doors to ground floor left and right both with a window each side; heads as above. C20 windows, boarded door to right, half-glazed door to left.

Later high curtain rubble wall to right enclosing central flight of stone steps to right end leading to first floor doorway, boarded door, elliptical head; stone voussoirs. Ground floor window to left end.

Three first floor windows to rear, 16-pane horned sashes; heads as front. Wide low ground floor 8-pane window, similar head.

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Reasons for Listing

Important village building in attractive setting.

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