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,29,King Street,,,,SA31 1BS

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8579 / 51°51'28"N

Longitude: -4.3034 / 4°18'12"W

OS Eastings: 241473

OS Northings: 220206

OS Grid: SN414202

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T37B

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.CKBM

Entry Name: ,29,King Street,,,,SA31 1BS

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82115

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated on corner with Church Lane.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

A substantial earlier C19 3-bay house now subdivided as 2 premises, Nos 28-9, No 28 being the right 2 bays and No 29 the wider bay to left. Building work in 2002 revealed that the upper floor is mostly of brick, the lower floors of stone, suggesting an earlier C19 remodelling of an older house. In 1926 No 29 occupied by Davies & Skinner, painters. No 27, much altered, appears to be of the same build.

Exterior

3-storey, 3-bay house, all bays offset to the right. Slate close-eaved roof with truncated stack to right and no stack to left. Painted roughcast with square 6-pane sash windows on 2nd floor, 12-pane sash windows on 1st floor. On ground floor right a fixed 20-pane window with ledged door to cellar below, and centre C20 half-glazed door to no 28 in plain small doorway. No 29 has earlier C20 shopfront with corner entry. Long plate glass window to front, recessed glazed door with leaded overlight at corner and short plate glass window to side wall. Double row of small leaded panes above shop windows. Side wall is windowless with split gable, left half stepped forward.
Rear stair tower with lean-to roof and 12-pane sash window.

Interior

Interior not inspected at time of resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included with no 28 as a late Georgian house 3-bay terrace house, now divided into 2, with surviving windows to upper floors, and staircase.

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