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Abergwenlais

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilycwm, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0372 / 52°2'13"N

Longitude: -3.8083 / 3°48'29"W

OS Eastings: 276059

OS Northings: 239187

OS Grid: SN760391

Mapcode National: GBR Y4.FS07

Mapcode Global: VH4HF.Y223

Entry Name: Abergwenlais

Listing Date: 29 November 1995

Last Amended: 29 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16987

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at end of lane running E and NE from Cilycwm to Pont Newydd road, from junction some 500m N of Pont Newydd.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cilycwm

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Later C19 large farmhouse, probably rebuilt for the Neuadd Fawr estate, which acquired the Abergwenlais estate from the Price family in 1856.

Exterior

Rubble stone with slate eaves roof, and stone end stacks. Large two-storey, three-window range of 16-pane hornless sashes with stone voussoirs and stone sills. Concrete lintel to ground floor right. Centre 5-panel door with traceried overlight. Windowless left end wall with 2 blocked loft lights. Roughcast rear with similar 16-pane sashes and C20 lean-to porch. Right end has one ground floor window and two blocked loft lights.
Front garden enclosed by low stone walls.

Interior

Double depth plan. Very large kitchen fireplace with timber lintel and two bread ovens.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a representative example in the region of a large well-proportioned C19 farmhouse, still in Georgian tradition

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Abergwenlais House
    Situated about 1km SSE of Cilycwm, approached by lane running E of road to Cilycwm some 500m N of Po
  • II Abergwenlais outbuildings
    Situated about 1km SSE of Cilycwm, approached by lane running E of road to Cilycwm some 500m N of Po
  • II Abergwenlais Mill
    Situated about 1km SSE of Cilycwm, approached by lane running E of road to Cilycwm some 500m N of Po
  • II* Pont Newydd
    Situated some 1.5 km S of Cilycwm on road to Llandovery.
  • II Cilycwm Primary School
    Situated some 200m S of village, on E side of road.
  • II Capel Soar
    Situated about 1 km E of Cilycwm village.
  • II Yr Ysgoldy Fach
    Situated just E of Cilycwm church, with access from churchyard, facing E over river.
  • I Church of St Michael
    Situated on E side of village street, in centre of village.

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