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Ty Fry Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Pendoylan, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4782 / 51°28'41"N

Longitude: -3.371 / 3°22'15"W

OS Eastings: 304883

OS Northings: 176359

OS Grid: ST048763

Mapcode National: GBR HP.L0SQ

Mapcode Global: VH6F9.J37N

Plus Code: 9C3RFJHH+7H

Entry Name: Ty Fry Lodge

Listing Date: 18 May 1995

Last Amended: 18 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3027

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On eastern edge of Hensol Forest and to south-west of Tre-Dodridge.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Pendoylan (Pendeulwyn)

Community: Pendoylan

Locality: Ty Fry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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Late C19th lodge to the Ty Fry Estate, situated adjacent to the entrance driveway to Ty Fry Farm and House. The property was the lodge to the country estate of the Insole family of The Court, Llandaff.


One and a half storeys, constructed of local random rubble with Bathstone dressings and quoins, beneath a pitched roof of picturesque composition, comprising an oversailing gable, full hip and apsidal hipped, front projection. The roof is clad in original orange, clay, fishscale tiles with moulded terracotta ridge pieces. Two stacks of lias limestone with Bathstone dressings, single, corbelled, gabled dormer, with scalloped bargeboard to front and pair to side, of mullioned and transom form with leaded upper lights and pediments, and painted timber glazing bars beneath, forming a lozenge pattern. Ground floor, south elevation with projecting, corbelled oriel beneath clay tiled, lean-to roof, comprising four lights of mullion and transom form. Again, lights to upper windows are leaded with glazing bars in lozenge arrangement beneath. Lean-to porch with original Tudor Revival traceried door, with light above. The door having applied, ribbed mouldings, forming blind tracery with a band of quatrefoils at mid-height. Scalloped bargeboard with applied Tudor roses. Original railings to front boundary with cusped, Gothic fleur-de-lys finials set upon a plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Listed Grade II as a good example of an eclectic, picturesque lodge, retaining original fenestration and with definite architectural character.

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