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Ancient Druid

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4604 / 51°27'37"N

Longitude: -3.4441 / 3°26'38"W

OS Eastings: 299769

OS Northings: 174484

OS Grid: SS997744

Mapcode National: GBR HL.M6D7

Mapcode Global: VH6F8.8K39

Entry Name: Ancient Druid

Listing Date: 5 December 1963

Last Amended: 16 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13192

Building Class: Domestic

Location: About 60m NW of Junction with Croft Street.

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 origins, with present appearance dating from C18. Said to have once been a medieval pilgrims' hospice; an inn in C18 and early C19.

Exterior

Two storey house. Steeply-pitched slate roof with stone end stacks. Twelve-pane sash windows. Rendered three bay front elevation with chamfered quoins, moulded architraves to upper floor windows with a square panel with relief carving of a heraldic griffin or dragon over all window heads. Centre first floor window blocked. Central square-headed door opening with flat hood on brackets; door with four fielded panels in upper half; C19 half-glazed vestibule door. Windows flanking doorway without architraves.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved C18 house with medieval origins. Group value with adjacent listed buildings.

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