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Y Garreg Fawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbadarn Fawr, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.4084 / 52°24'30"N

Longitude: -4.0597 / 4°3'34"W

OS Eastings: 259993

OS Northings: 280931

OS Grid: SN599809

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.PC37

Mapcode Global: VH4FC.LQ5K

Entry Name: Y Garreg Fawr

Listing Date: 25 October 2002

Last Amended: 25 October 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27050

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated just N of the war memorial in The Square at the bottom of Primrose Hill in the centre of the village.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Llanbadarn Fawr

Community: Llanbadarn Fawr

Built-Up Area: Aberystwyth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Flat stone of uncertain date, about 2.2 m long, set at the village centre certainly since the C17. Used as a preaching platform by itinerant preachers in the C17 and C18, including Vavasor Powell and Richard Davies.


Large broken stone of roughly rectangular shape set horizontally on top of stone pedestal of tooled squared blue-grey stones, part of the enclosure behind the War Memorial of 1924. Pedestal with iron plaque ' Y Garreg Fawr. This ancient structure belongs to the Powells of Nanteos as Lords of the Manor of Llanbadarn Fawr.'

Reasons for Listing

Included for historical interest as an ancient and folkloric stone.

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