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Fynnon Ddu

A Grade II Listed Building in Tirymynach, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4334 / 52°26'0"N

Longitude: -4.0617 / 4°3'41"W

OS Eastings: 259936

OS Northings: 283709

OS Grid: SN599837

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.MYBH

Mapcode Global: VH4FC.K33D

Entry Name: Fynnon Ddu

Listing Date: 12 November 1997

Last Amended: 12 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19070

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated to W of B 4572 some 300m W of Pont Llangorwen.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Tirymynach

Community: Tirymynach

Locality: Llangorwen

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Mid to later C19 Cwmcynfelin estate farmhouse, dated 1864 on roof beam. The unusual lattice glazing also appears on Hen-gwm, nearby. 1847 Tithe Map shows house on site owned by M D Williams of Cwmcynfelin, occupied by Thomas Oliver.

Exterior

Substantial 2-storey, T plan farmhouse. Walls are of coursed Silurian shale. Slate roofs with plain red ridges, and shallow eaves and verges. E range has stone end stacks and a further stack is on rear ridge where W wing abuts. Windows are 2-light casements with timber latticed glazing, stone voussoirs and slate sloping sills. 3-window E front, with C20 hard-wood door to left, ground floor right window is a 3-light latticed replacement. N end has 2 similar windows to first floor. S end has one similar ground floor window to left and altered single-light to right. S side of rear wing has similar 2-window range, and latticed triple casement in W end wall. NW rear lean-to in angle with lean-to C20 concrete porch.

Interior

E range has a centre passage, also a cross-passage at the S end. Roof-member dated 1864. W wing contains large open fire-place at the E end, with heavy oak chimney bressumer and ceiling beams.

Reasons for Listing

An distinctive mid C19 estate farmhouse, retaining its original character, particularly the timber latticed fenestration.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Crow's Nest, No 4 The Cross
    Third cottage W of crossroads in row of three on the NW side of the cross-roads at Clarach.
  • II Llangorwen Cottage
    Situated immediately S of Pont Llangorwen, on S side of Clarach river near Llangorwen church.
  • II Pont Llangorwen
    Road bridge carrying B4572 over the Afon Clarach, in picturesque location immediately S of Llangorwen Church.
  • II No 3 The Cross
    Second of a row of three one-and-a-half-storey cottages, with pavement frontage, on NW side of Clarach crossroads.
  • II No 2 The Cross
    Eastern house of a row of three cottages on NW side of crossroads in Clarach, on intersection.
  • II* Church of All Saints
    Situated in Clarach valley, on E side of B 4572 just S of Clarach crossroads and just N of Pont Llangorwen.
  • II Plas Cwmcynfelin
    Situated down drive on E side of B4572, on steep hillside to S of Dyffryn Clarach, overlooking Llangorwen church.
  • II Hen-gwm
    Situated on the E side of the B 4572 approached by drive some 200m S of Pont Llangorwen.

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