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,71&73,Eastgate,Cowbridge,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4609 / 51°27'39"N

Longitude: -3.4444 / 3°26'39"W

OS Eastings: 299747

OS Northings: 174532

OS Grid: SS997745

Mapcode National: GBR HL.M69X

Mapcode Global: VH6F8.7JXY

Entry Name: ,71&73,Eastgate,Cowbridge,,SOUTH GLAMORGAN,

Listing Date: 3 February 1981

Last Amended: 16 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13190

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On corner of lane, about 200m E of Town Hall.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian (Y Bont-faen a Llanfleiddan)

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Locality: Cowbridge

Built-Up Area: Cowbridge

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Medieval and late C16. The house had 2 main chambers of similar size on ground floor, with "a former cross-passage, and later stair access to the chambers on the floor above, gained unusually by means of steps in the partition wall" (RCAHM, p514). A small section of wall-painting of circa 1600 was discovered in No 73.

Exterior

Two storey house. Stone rubble walls, the front elevation with pebbledash cladding. Slate roof large stone stack to NW of centre and corbelled stack to NW gable end; stone stack to rear wing. No 73 has modern door and modern shop window and advertisement board at first floor level; modern shop window to L return. No 71: has 2 small-pane sash windows to first floor; on ground floor, shop window to R and half-glazed door to L; further modern door to L of this.

Interior

Late C16 to early C17 chamfered square-headed fireplace on first floor in no 71.

Reasons for Listing

Rare example of early house retaining overall character.

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