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Terrace walls and balustrades at Cwm Rhuddan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9801 / 51°58'48"N

Longitude: -3.8059 / 3°48'21"W

OS Eastings: 276065

OS Northings: 232832

OS Grid: SN760328

Mapcode National: GBR Y4.KDLT

Mapcode Global: VH4HM.ZHBF

Entry Name: Terrace walls and balustrades at Cwm Rhuddan

Listing Date: 18 June 2004

Last Amended: 18 June 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82903

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on S side of Cwm Rhuddan mansion.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llandovery (Llanymddyfri)

Community: Llandovery

Locality: Cwm Rhuddan

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Terrace walls with terracotta balustrade presumably of 1870 when the house was built. The balustrade runs along the S front and returns along the W front to terminate against the big added NW corner block

Exterior

Terrace walls and balustrades. Rubble stone retaining walls carrying yellow terracotta balustrade of neo-Jacobean keyed ovals with moulded coping. Long sections of balustrade between plain rendered piers with moulded terracotta caps, 3 sections to left and 5 to right of flight of ashlar steps up to front door. One section each side of steps. At end of right part is a little quarter-round link in angle to 2-bay section returning S at right angles. At end of left section a 3-bay section returns N along E garden front terminated at the NW corner block.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good example of Victorian terracotta garden ornament, of group value with the house at Cwm Rhuddan.

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