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Art Department of Atlantic College

A Grade II Listed Building in St Donat's, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4023 / 51°24'8"N

Longitude: -3.5319 / 3°31'54"W

OS Eastings: 293538

OS Northings: 168139

OS Grid: SS935681

Mapcode National: GBR HG.QVQN

Mapcode Global: VH5J4.Q0QV

Entry Name: Art Department of Atlantic College

Listing Date: 10 September 1982

Last Amended: 19 January 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13324

Building Class: Education

Location: Along the south-east side of the Sir Val Duncan Memorial Garden at St Donats Castle.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Bridgend

Community: St. Donats (Sain Dunwyd)

Community: St. Donats

Locality: St Donats Castle

Built-Up Area: St Donat's

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Late C18 to early C19, possibly earlier, one of the remaining outbuildings to the former Home Farm, but repaired, probably in the early C20 with windows and other features introduced. Converted for use as the College Art Department in 1973-7 by Alex. Gordon and Partners.

Exterior

Built with local lias limestone rubble walls and a Welsh slate roof with red tile ridge, coping to gable ends, stack on north-east gable. Main north-west elevation, from left to right, single light window to left hand above in former hayloft opening, pointed head doorway, a late C20 4-light and a 3-light window, a further, later C19 or early C20, pointed arch chamfered doorway with door with coverstrips, a modern vehicular entry, there are also three small slatted vents above. North-east gable with tall segmental headed doorway with stone voussoirs. South-west elevation with four probably early C20 windows of 2-lights and one of 3-lights. South-west gable wall faced with pebbledash and with a 2-light, probably C19, leaded window with dripstone in the gable apex.

Interior

Interior not available at resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest and group value as a part of St. Donat's Castle and its associated gardens.

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