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Former National School

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8444 / 51°50'39"N

Longitude: -4.3443 / 4°20'39"W

OS Eastings: 238608

OS Northings: 218796

OS Grid: SN386187

Mapcode National: GBR DD.TYYL

Mapcode Global: VH3LG.NW6Z

Entry Name: Former National School

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82155

Building Class: Education

Location: Situated on E side of Llanllwch churchyard, by the lychgate.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Locality: Llanllwch

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Church school, now hall, built as National School in 1850 to designs by R. Barrett of Carmarthen.

Exterior

Former school now hall, one storey and basement, roughcast with slate roof and end stacks, the left end a small brick stack, the right end with a pair of short octagonal shafts. E front has 3 large pointed window and door set low to right. Windows have late C19 or early C20 timber Y-tracery, door is plain boarded and reached up flight of 5 external steps. Basement has 2 boarded doors, one to extreme left and one left of centre. N end wall has 2 similar pointed windows. Rear has 2 similar pointed windows, basement low opening and added rear wing to right.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a church school of 1850 retaining simple C19 character, of group value with the church.

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