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No 6,,Castle Street,Kidwelly/Cydweli,Kidwelly,,SA17 5AX

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7388 / 51°44'19"N

Longitude: -4.3073 / 4°18'26"W

OS Eastings: 240784

OS Northings: 206975

OS Grid: SN407069

Mapcode National: GBR GP.BRWK

Mapcode Global: VH3M2.9K8D

Entry Name: No 6,,Castle Street,Kidwelly/Cydweli,Kidwelly,,SA17 5AX

Listing Date: 28 July 1998

Last Amended: 28 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20189

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on N side of Castle Street, just E of former Castle School.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Kidwelly

Community: Kidwelly

Locality: Kidwelly/Cydweli

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

House, now shop, probably C18 on older core, the site being part of the medieval town of Kidwelly. Much restored 1989-90. Marked on O.S. as No 1.

Exterior

Whitewashed rubble stone with imitation stone tile roof (formerly corrugated-iron over thatch), and no stacks. Two-storey, three-window range of C20 imitation medieval windows with timber lintels. Three upper windows formerly horned sashes. Ground floor windows reconstructed to replace mid C20 metal windows: two smaller windows to left (outer one aligned with window above), centre 1989 neo-Tudor door with timber lintel, one window to right. Rear has one long centre window. Three square recesses in left end wall.

Interior

Oak lintel fireplace ground floor right. Roof has preserved sections of former thatch and four oak collar-trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a house now shop of C18 on older core, with preserved thatch and trusses.

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