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Latitude: 52.2049 / 52°12'17"N
Longitude: -4.3286 / 4°19'43"W
OS Eastings: 240972
OS Northings: 258849
OS Grid: SN409588
Mapcode National: GBR DF.38YT
Mapcode Global: VH3JQ.XVH3
Entry Name: Cottage behind Glennydd
Listing Date: 16 February 1996
Last Amended: 16 February 1996
Source ID: 17729
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated immediately NW of Glennydd, a house on N side of village street in Gilfachreda.
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Late C18 or early C19 single storey cottage, formerly thatched. Probably shown on 1840 Tithe Map.
Whitewashed rubble stone with corrugated iron roof and brick end stacks. Single-storey, double fronted with 12-pane sash to left, ledged door to centre and small 9-pane casement to right. Timber lintels. Straight joint to left of right window suggesting extension or rebuilding. Rounded corners at right end, and some cob walling in gable. Small 4-pane casement in roughcast left end wall, one small rear centre window.
Boarded ceilings, with trap door to loft. Thatched roof under tin, with two heavy collar trusses. Plank partition to left of entry, tongue-and-groove partition to right. Small room each side both with C19 fireplaces, ceilings have sawn timbers probably C19, but roof trusses look older.
Included as a well-preserved example of smallest type of cottage in the area, now rare.
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