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Latitude: 51.738 / 51°44'16"N
Longitude: -4.3086 / 4°18'30"W
OS Eastings: 240694
OS Northings: 206883
OS Grid: SN406068
Mapcode National: GBR GP.BRJW
Mapcode Global: VH3M2.8LL1
Entry Name: Ruined Warehouse By Kidwelly Bridge
Listing Date: 28 July 1998
Last Amended: 28 July 1998
Source ID: 20190
Building Class: Commercial
Location: Situated on E side of main road (A 484) overlooking NE end of Kidwelly Bridge.
Community: Kidwelly (Cydweli)
Built-Up Area: Kidwelly
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Late C18 to early C19 warehouse, said to be associated with the shipment of tin-plate from the Kidwelly Tin-Plate Works, the second oldest tin-plate factory in Britain, founded 1737.
Grey limestone rubble with red-brick window heads. Roofless roughly square range built onto the end gable of an older, demolished, building. Flat wall-heads suggest that roof was hipped to front. Three-storey, three-window S front, the right windows obscured by ivy and ground floor windows blocked. Red brick flat heads appear to be in a soft brick that could be C18, but dating evidence is lacking. W side, to road, has central one-window range, the top window missing its head, the first floor opening large and blocked, probably a loading door. Low door to left, brick NW angle and then short return back to older gable end.
Listed as an industrial relic associated with the historically-important tin-plate industry, and for it's prominent position overlooking Kidwelly Bridge.
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