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Rose Cottage, including forecourt garden walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4612 / 51°27'40"N

Longitude: -3.4506 / 3°27'2"W

OS Eastings: 299318

OS Northings: 174579

OS Grid: SS993745

Mapcode National: GBR HK.M4S1

Mapcode Global: VH6F8.4JNP

Plus Code: 9C3RFG6X+FQ

Entry Name: Rose Cottage, including forecourt garden walls

Listing Date: 3 February 1981

Last Amended: 16 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13232

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Adjacent (to W) of Town Gate.

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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Probably early C19.


Two storey cottage built against the line of, or incorporating, the structure of the medieval town wall which extends as far as the South Gate which Rose Cottage adjoins. Rose Cottage has colourwashed stone rubble walls; slate gabled roof with stone stack at each end, smaller to left hand. Front elevation of two bays and centre doorway with two-light casement windows, the left hand first floor one set lower and with two taller windows on ground floor. Colourwashed brick gabled porch in centre with modern half-glazed door and modern glazed door to rear. Inside, right hand ground floor room with narrow chamfered beam with stops.
Stone rubble garden wall to front; to R turning at corner and extending as far N as Medieval S gate of tow; to L higher with rounded rubble coping. Gateway with iron gate opposite door of Rose Cottage; gate has slender iron uprights with scroll finials rising alternately above top and middle rails.

Reasons for Listing

Late C18/early C19 cottage on line of town walls and adjacent to medieval town gate. Group value with adjacent listed structures.

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