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Cefn-crwth

A Grade II Listed Building in Meidrim, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8558 / 51°51'20"N

Longitude: -4.4555 / 4°27'19"W

OS Eastings: 230991

OS Northings: 220321

OS Grid: SN309203

Mapcode National: GBR D8.T7HR

Mapcode Global: VH3LD.QMF5

Entry Name: Cefn-crwth

Listing Date: 8 July 2002

Last Amended: 8 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26753

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the end of a track off a minor road some 2 km SE of the centre of Meidrim village.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Meidrim

Community: Meidrim

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Banc-y-felin

History

House, mid C19, with thatched older, possibly early C18, range attached. David and Mary Lewis were occupants in earlier C18, their son Lewis Lewis was there in 1768. The house was owned by the Thomas family of Castell Gorfod passing to the Lloyds of Coedmore, Cardiganshire, by marriage of Anna Thomas to Walter Lloyd in 1759. Marked on the Tithe map of 1841 as a holding of 123 acres (49.8 hectares), occupied by John Davies and owned by Thomas Lloyd who owned three farms in the community totalling 237 acres (96 hectares).

Exterior

House, roughcast with slate close-eaved roof and red brick end stacks. Two-storey, 3- window range of sashes, 4-pane, 12-pane and 4-pane above; 12-pane and 9-pane below with centre C20 glazed door. Slate-hung left end wall. Outshut rear with one window in end wall over older range.
Older range to right is of whitewashed rubble stone with thatched roof under corrugated iron with thick boarded eaves. Stone square right end chimney. One 4-pane sash window under eaves to left, and another further left on ground floor. Entrance in right end wall, C20 door. Outshut rear with corrugated iron roof, not over thatch, door in end wall. Timber lintels.

Interior

Older range has single ground floor room with large fireplace beam. Joisted ceiling. Foot of one curved roof truss visible, papered over on front wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late Georgian style farmhouse with substantial end-entry older house attached, retaining the thatched roof.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty Penrheol
    Situated at the end of a drive N off the B4298 some 1.8 km E of the centre of Meidrim village.
  • II Panteg
    At right-angles to a narrow lane which trends north from the A40 approx 1km west of Bancyfelin. Panteg is south-east of the farm Bron-y-gaer, in an area known as Gibeon.
  • II Outside toilet at Dan-y-graig
    Situated to south of and slightly below the house which is approximately 1km north of B4298 at Drefach near Meidrim. Reached via a sloping path partly screened by a rubble wall.
  • II Outbuilding on S side of yard at Dan-y-graig
    Set in the slope of the farmyard to north of Dan-y-graig which is situated approximately 1km north of B4298 at Drefach near Meidrim.
  • II Dan-y-Graig
    Situated approximately 1km north of B4298 at Drefach close to Meidrim. Dan-y-graig is reached off a narrow lane.
  • II Outbuilding on N side of yard at Dan-y-graig
    Set in the slope of the farmyard to north of Dan-y-graig which is situated approximately 1km north of B4298 at Drefach near Meidrim.

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