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Latitude: 52.545 / 52°32'41"N
Longitude: -3.2543 / 3°15'15"W
OS Eastings: 315037
OS Northings: 294861
OS Grid: SO150948
Mapcode National: GBR 9V.DRG5
Mapcode Global: VH684.J9YC
Entry Name: Castle Cottage
Listing Date: 14 July 1997
Last Amended: 14 July 1997
Source ID: 18533
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The cottage is sited in woodland on the ridge immediately SW of Dolforwyn Castle.
Community: Llandyssil (Llandysul)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Built between 1820 and 1840.
Single storeyed cottage. Timber framed with brick plinth and panel infill; slate roof with brick axial stack. Three-unit plan with chimney away from the entrance between the 2 upper units; contemporary rear outshut with further brick stack. Box framed in regular square panels, 2 panels high. Plank door and 2-light small-paned iron casement windows immediately below the eaves. Small original lean-to, also timber framed, against the lower gable, which is slate hung above it.
Not accessible at time of inspection (February 1997).
Listed as an exceptionally well-preserved and scarcely altered example of a small vernacular cottage, which is of particular interest as illustrating the continuation of traditions of planning and construction into the C19.
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