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Walls to Garden to West Farm on south-east side of West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4095 / 51°24'34"N

Longitude: -3.4886 / 3°29'18"W

OS Eastings: 296565

OS Northings: 168885

OS Grid: SS965688

Mapcode National: GBR HJ.QF6W

Mapcode Global: VH5HZ.HT2T

Entry Name: Walls to Garden to West Farm on south-east side of West Street

Listing Date: 10 September 1982

Last Amended: 3 February 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13291

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To the south-east of West Farm on the opposite side of the road.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Bridgend

Community: Llantwit Major (Llanilltud Fawr)

Community: Llantwit Major

Built-Up Area: Llantwit Major

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

C18 to C19; shown on Tithe Plan of 1840. Enclosed gardens detached from the house appear to be a feature of Llantwit Major and this is the most notable example (see also Boverton House).

Exterior

D-shaped garden enclosed by limestone rubble walls with rough coping about 2m in height. Entrance in north-west side between square stone gate piers in centre. A further taller stone pier with flat coping at north-east end of north-west wall; this is a more formal lenght of wall about 1.25m in height facing directly to the farmhouse.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with West Farm and as a fine example of a detached walled garden in an urban context.

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