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Corris, including front railings and gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.856 / 51°51'21"N

Longitude: -4.3176 / 4°19'3"W

OS Eastings: 240484

OS Northings: 220033

OS Grid: SN404200

Mapcode National: GBR DF.TCP5

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.3MS0

Entry Name: Corris, including front railings and gates

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82150

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated the third house W of lane to Picton Court/Llys Picton.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Late Georgian terraced house, mirrored pair with No.13, built c1830, Nos 13-14 marked on 1834 map as a single property. Building on Picton Terrace began after the erection of the Picton Monument 1825-8.

Exterior

Attached house, painted stucco with slate roof, moulded eaves cornice and brick stack shared with No 13. Three-storey 2-window range, upper floors with 16-pane sashes. Ground floor right semi-circular headed sash window with radiating glazing bars and marginal bars. Arched doorway to left with open pedimented doorcase, with reeded half-columns, console brackets to open pediment, panelled reveals and plain fanlight. Six-panel door with fielded panels. Good rainwater head to right.
In front of house front garden bounded by dwarf grey limestone walls with iron railings and uprights with scrolled arrow-headed finials rising alternately above top and middle rails. Similar double gate with top rail upswept.

Interior

Later C19 inner glazed door with etched glass. C19 dog-leg staircase with turned balusters and newels. 6-panel doors. Fluted ceiling border to front room with acanthus detail and elliptical arched wall recesses.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late Georgian terraced house of considerable architectural quality, a pair with No 13; part of the fine/suburban late Georgian development of this street.

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