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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
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
Built-Up Area: Cowbridge
Traditional County: Glamorgan
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.
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.
Late C16 to early C17 chamfered square-headed fireplace on first floor in no 71.
Rare example of early house retaining overall character.
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