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The Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Cwmamman, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8044 / 51°48'15"N

Longitude: -3.9035 / 3°54'12"W

OS Eastings: 268854

OS Northings: 213468

OS Grid: SN688134

Mapcode National: GBR Y0.XDDR

Mapcode Global: VH4JC.9X73

Entry Name: The Vicarage

Listing Date: 9 January 1998

Last Amended: 9 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19225

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Detached house situated some 50m NW of Christ Church at Twyn, Garnant.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Ammanford

Community: Cwmamman

Locality: Garnant

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Vicarage of 1842, built at the same time as the adjoining Christ Church and also designed by the architect Robert Ebbels of Wolverhampton.

Exterior

Coursed rubble stone blocks with grey stone quoins and window dressings. C20 tile roof with vitrified brick end stacks, recessed in tiers. Two-storey plus attic, three-window range. 4-pane horned sashes, flat-headed stone lintels and tile sills. Window heads have dripstones with dropped and returned ends. Dormers spring at eaves. Central painted roughcast porch with corniced horizontal parapet; cambered stucco doorhead with fluted keyblock. Inner doorway has half-glazed door and traceried overlight. W gable roughcast, E gable stone. Rear elevation symmetrical with central half-glazed door. 4-pane horned sashes on ground floor and 2-pane horned sashes on first floor and central stair windows. C20 window top-floor right. Lean-to against W gable of rubble stone, with slate roof. To left, stable with C20 window and plank door with small inset window; to right, doors to coach-house.

Interior

Central oblong hall with simple cornice moulding. To left and right 6-panel doors open off hall into principal downstairs rooms. At far end a 6-panel door (originally a pair of double, 3-panel doors, now joined) with radiating fanlight opens into rear stairwell. Dog-leg staircase, with simple square section balusters. Upstairs rooms not seen.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a little-altered early Victorian vicarage in a prominent location next to Christ Church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Monument to Mollie Davies at Christ Church
    Situated some 10m N of the porch of Christ Church at Garnant.
  • II Christ Church
    Situated some 400m N of A474, on N side of river Amman, in a secluded cul de sac at SE end of Vicar
  • II Jims Barber Shop and 207
    Sited on A474 close to W of junction with New School Road; formerly adjoined the E bank of Nant Main
  • II* Old Bethel Chapel
    Located on a remote upland plateau on the N side of the Amman Valley approximately 1 km from the A47
  • II Ty-llwyd Farmhouse
    Farmstead in open countryside on the north side of the Amman valley, approached along a rough track
  • II* Capel Brynseion
    Situated in the centre of Glanamman some 25m S of A474 on the E side of High Street.
  • II Capel Bethania
    Situated some 50m S of A474 on the E side of Brynlloi Road, enclosed by a coped stone boundary wal
  • II Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen War Memorial
    Situated on the N side of Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen at the junction of Brynamman Road and New Road.

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