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,61,King Street,,,,SA31 1BA

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8565 / 51°51'23"N

Longitude: -4.306 / 4°18'21"W

OS Eastings: 241287

OS Northings: 220055

OS Grid: SN412200

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T8KQ

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.9LYP

Entry Name: ,61,King Street,,,,SA31 1BA

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82131

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated opposite end of Queen Street.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

House now shop with accommodation above, late C18 or early C19, the birthplace of the painter Thomas Brigstocke (1809-81) son of David Brigstocke painter and decorator (d 1854) whose family business was here. Thomas Brigstocke exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1842 and was a notable Victorian portrait painter. David Brigstocke painted and decorated the Guildhall in 1805. His other sons included John, publisher of The Welshman newspaper from 1832, Charles, wine merchant at 54 King Street and James, pharmacist at 25 King Street from 1869. No 61 was Home & Colonial Stores in 1926, newsagents 2002.

Exterior

Painted stucco with dentilled eaves band to low-pitched roof. Three-storey, 2-window range of sashes, (boarded over on at time of inspection). Ground floor earlier C20 shopfront with recessed centre door, plate glass windows with base of glazed tile. Mirrored inserts in left corner and leaded lights over. Leaded lights have moulded glass margin lights with some red glass. Leaded overlight over big half-glazed door. Tiled floor in entry and within shop of buff and black tiles.
Rendered rear wall.

Interior

Ground floor altered, upper floors not accessible.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late Georgian frontage with earlier C20 shopfront.

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