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Nant Saeson

A Grade II Listed Building in Crymych, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9404 / 51°56'25"N

Longitude: -4.6379 / 4°38'16"W

OS Eastings: 218771

OS Northings: 230166

OS Grid: SN187301

Mapcode National: GBR D0.MXZJ

Mapcode Global: VH2NG.KHGB

Entry Name: Nant Saeson

Listing Date: 18 June 2004

Last Amended: 18 June 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82935

Location: Reached by a minor road and track N off the Glandwr to Pentre-galar road some 1.5km N of the centre of Glandwr.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Crymych

Locality: Glandwr

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Farmhouse, C18, the slate window heads possibly earlier C19. Mention of will of John Devonald of Nantysaeson 1753, John Morse of Graig and Nantysaeson mentioned in vestry book, 1800. Marked on 1844 Tithe map as cottages owned by Thomas Morse of Graig. The house is said to have started as one room with cow-byre in upper end.

Exterior

House, white-painted rubble stone with imitation-slate close-eaved roof and roughcast end stacks, larger to right. Two storeys, three-window facade much offset to left. Openings have striking slate lintels incised as if with voussoirs. Twelve-pane horned sashes with slate sills and centre half-glazed door. To extreme right is tiny fireplace window, also with slate incised head. Right end wall has former door with similar head, now window and two pairs of dove holes in gable with slate shelf to each pair. To right, in end wall of outshut, is small 12-pane hornless sash with slate head and small casement over. Outshut rear with door, triple casement under long timber lintel and small window with stone lintel. Small casement pair to first floor under eaves above. Left end of house has small window each floor in end of outshut.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a regional C18 farmhouse which has retained its character and is unusual for its incised slate window heads.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont-y-Gafel
    Reached by a track on the N side of Glandwr and some 300m NE of the bridge over the Afon Gafel.
  • II Rhyd-coed-bach
    On the NE side of the crossroads in the centre of the village of Glandwr.
  • II Glandwr Chapel
    Situated on the S side of Glandwr some 120m S of the crossroads in the village centre.
  • II Aberelwyn
    Situated in Aberelwyn hamlet, by roadside, some 500m E of Glandwr.

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