Full Report for Listed Buildings
Summary Description of a Listed Buildings
Date of Designation
Date of Amendment
Name of Property
7 Windmill Court
7 Windmill Court, Eastgate
Reached by a narrow passage off Eastgate beside the Downie Vaults PH; No 9 has been demolished. Narrow paved forecourt.
Probably early C19 courtyard group of simple workers housing. Windmill Court is named after a short sailed windmill on the site; it was closed ca 1740 and demolished in 1860. Aberystwyth has several courtyards of this kind - at least four lead off this street.
Rubble built 2-storey terrace beginning at the right with No 4. 1-window frontages to the reflected pairs of Nos 4 & 5 and 6 & 7 and 2-window front to the larger No 8 which is set back at left end; No 4 is whitewashed. Slate roofs and rubble chimney stacks, that to the left has damaged cornice. Casement windows and boarded doors; voussoir lintels to ground floor openings; central door to No 8. Rubble gable ends and rear with further casements.
Reason for designation
Listed for its special interest as a rare, well preserved example of this type of housing and as the best remaining courtyard in Aberystwyth.
Group value with listed items in Eastgate.
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