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Archway to drive, Dolwilym

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilymaenllwyd, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9087 / 51°54'31"N

Longitude: -4.6565 / 4°39'23"W

OS Eastings: 217362

OS Northings: 226684

OS Grid: SN173266

Mapcode National: GBR CZ.PZKN

Mapcode Global: VH2NN.79M4

Entry Name: Archway to drive, Dolwilym

Listing Date: 12 March 1999

Last Amended: 10 February 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21455

Building Class: Miscellaneous

Location: About 500m W of Llanglydwen, at the entrance to the drive to Dolwilym and the parish church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Cilymaenllwyd

Locality: Llanglydwen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Dolwilym was a castellated country house built 1842-5 for the Protheroe family, but abandoned after 1908. It was demolished in 1984. The gateway is in similar style to the house, and therefore is probably also of the 1840s.

Exterior

A castellated gateway of rubble stone. Square turrets have narrow loops (arched to the rear elevation) and corbelled battlements of coursed rubble with copings. Between the turrets is a steeply pointed arch of narrow freestone voussoirs, and a stepped gable. Older gate piers are built into the jambs. Gates have been removed.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a striking, picturesque mid C19 archway, and for group value with the parish church and lych gate.

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