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Cefngarros

A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyl Gaeo, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0642 / 52°3'50"N

Longitude: -3.9263 / 3°55'34"W

OS Eastings: 268045

OS Northings: 242393

OS Grid: SN680423

Mapcode National: GBR DZ.D0QK

Mapcode Global: VH4H5.WCPZ

Entry Name: Cefngarros

Listing Date: 2 August 1995

Last Amended: 2 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16245

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at end of short track off Pumpsaint to Cwrt-y-cadno by-road, 1 km S of the latter.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Locality: Cwrt y Cadno

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Built c1845: not shown on present orientation on 1840 O.S map. House erected by Dolaucithi estate, who were redeveloping much of their property 1840-1850. The house is typical of several former Dolaucothi estate farmhouses in the area. Formerly renowned for nearby sulphur springs.

Exterior

Rubble-built. Slate roof, timber soffits and bargeboards. Renewed brick chimney-stack to ridge centre. Symmetrical 2-storey 3-window elevation, the centre bay projecting and gabled. All front windows are 2-light casements with cast-iron latticed glazing, slightly recessed cambered stone voussoired heads: flush keystones. Boarded central door, similar head. Datestone to gable is missing.

Whitewashed left end, C20 ground-floor window, cambered stone voussoired head. Rubble rear with ground floor window, similar head.

Later single storey rubble slate-roofed building to right end.

Interior

Single flight stair, stick balusters, square newels.

Reasons for Listing

Attractive early/mid C19 former estate cottage, the design probably influenced by architectural pattern-books.

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  • II cow-shed at Cefn-Coed Mawr
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  • II Range forward to right of Pant-Coy
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