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Latitude: 52.0533 / 52°3'12"N
Longitude: -3.9694 / 3°58'9"W
OS Eastings: 265062
OS Northings: 241269
OS Grid: SN650412
Mapcode National: GBR DX.DVF1
Mapcode Global: VH4H5.4NX8
Entry Name: Gate House
Listing Date: 2 August 1995
Last Amended: 2 August 1995
Source ID: 16265
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Prominent site on W side of A482 between Pumpsaint and Pont Twrch.
Community: Cynwyl Gaeo
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Early C19 former toll-collector's cottage. This section of road was maintained by the Llandovery/Lampeter Turnpike Trust which received its first Act in 1778. The toll-cottage is of a slightly later date. The toll-gate survives at the entrance to Ddyfadfa, opposite.
Smooth-rendered painted single-storey elevations. Slate roof, hipped angles to front; wooden soffits. Central renewed brick chimney-stack to ridge. Canted 3-sided facade, door to centre blocked, 4-pane window inserted. Four-pane horned sash to each sloping side; all three windows with wide labels. Concrete sills. Plinth. Various C20 lean-to extensions to left, right and rear. Four-pane horned sash intact to left side.
Attractive former toll-cottage; an important survival of early road-transport history in the region.
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