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Delfan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9399 / 51°56'23"N

Longitude: -3.8845 / 3°53'4"W

OS Eastings: 270553

OS Northings: 228501

OS Grid: SN705285

Mapcode National: GBR Y0.MYZQ

Mapcode Global: VH4HS.MH8Q

Entry Name: Delfan

Listing Date: 19 July 1999

Last Amended: 19 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21979

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the N end of the street, next to Pont Bran.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llangadog

Community: Llangadog

Community: Llangadog

Built-Up Area: Llangadog

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Later C19 estate cottage, built for the Danyrallt estate. Houses in similar style are Brodawel and Penrhyn House, Vicarage Road, Velindre House at Felindre and Bwlchagored W of Felindre.

Exterior

House with simplified Tudor detail characteristic of C19 estate work. Rubble stone, the facade in squared stones of three colours, red Sawdde stone, grey limestone and yellow sandstone. Grey tooled limestone is used for quoins and surrounds to openings. Rough rubble stone to end walls. Slate roof overhanging eaves and verges, stone end stacks with triple diagonally-set yellow brick shafts. One and a half storeys, double-fronted with cambered-headed windows, the upper windows rising through eaves under stone gables with moulded bargeboards. Windows have stone quoins, voussoirs and sills, and are under split stone hoodmoulds. Ground floor indows are small-paned 2-light casements, probably originally horizontally-sliding, to match those which survive on the first floor. Centre Tudor-arched doorway with stone voussoirs and split stone gabled hood. Panelled Tudor-arched door with radial fanlight. N end 2-light first floor window with stone lintel and small ground floor window, both set to right. S end first floor C20 inserted window, set to left. No outshut to rear, but single storeyed gabled extension.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of the estate houses built for the Danyrallt estate in the later C19. Prominent site by Pont Bran.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Bran
    Situated at N end of Church Street.
  • II Cwrt-y-plas
    Situated set-back from Church Street, N of Vicarage Road.
  • II* Church of Saint Cadoc
    Situated towards the upper end of Church Street, in large churchyard with stone boundary wall.
  • II Penrhyn House
    Situated on corner of Walters Road, attached to Brodawel in L-plan pair. Whitewashed rubble stone curving forecourt wall.
  • II Brodawel
    Situated at corner of Walters Road and Vicarage Road behind low curving stone front wall.
  • II Former Church Hall
    Situated on NE side of road parallel to Church Street, set back in grounds with iron railings and stone gatepiers to road.
  • II Llwyn-yr-adar
    Situated prominently on curve of Church Street, opposite Church House.
  • II Railings, piers and gates to former Church Hall
    Situated enclosing the grassed court of former Church Hall

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