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Felin Marlais

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9592 / 51°57'33"N

Longitude: -4.1576 / 4°9'27"W

OS Eastings: 251842

OS Northings: 231168

OS Grid: SN518311

Mapcode National: GBR DN.LPCV

Mapcode Global: VH3L5.W0CW

Entry Name: Felin Marlais

Listing Date: 13 September 2002

Last Amended: 13 September 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26940

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Approximately 1.1km NW of Brechfa church, on the E side of a narrow lane on the W side of a minor road between Brechfa and New Inn.

County: Carmarthenshire

Communities: Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn

Community: Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn

Locality: Brechfa

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

A corn mill built in the C18 or early C19 and shown on the 1844 Tithe map. It was probably disused by the late C19 as the 1889 Ordnance Survey shows the course of the mill race but indicates that it was not in use. It also suggests that the waterwheel was built against the R gable end, where a lean-to was subsequently built when the mill was adapted to agricultural use.

Exterior

A 2-storey 2-window former mill of whitened rubble stone and slate roof. Openings are offset to the L of centre, and have wooden lintels in the lower storey. A central wide opening has an inserted narrow boarded door with small-pane window on its R side. To the R of the doorway is a small-pane window and to the L is a 2-light small-pane casement. In the upper storey are 2 small-pane windows beneath the eaves. To the lower R is a small opening under a flat arch. The R gable end is clad in corrugated iron above a former rubble-stone lean-to and has an inserted small-pane window in the gable. Against the L gable end is a lower projection in-line with a 2-light small-pane casement window.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a rare survival of a once familiar local industry.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Fforest
    Approximately 0.8km N of Brechfa church and reached by private drive on the N side of a minor road b
  • II Ty Mawr Country Hotel
    In its own grounds near the centre of the village and NE of the parish church.
  • II Whitehall
    On the north side of the main road through the village of Brechfa, to the west of a junction with th
  • II Castle Green
    Approximately 100m SW of the parish church immediately N of Pont Newydd.
  • II Brechfa House
    On the hill leading S out of Brechfa set back from the road approximately 350m SW of the parish chur
  • II Stables and coach house at Brechfa House
    On the SW side of the house.

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