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St Joseph's Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4392 / 51°26'21"N

Longitude: -3.1817 / 3°10'54"W

OS Eastings: 317961

OS Northings: 171800

OS Grid: ST179718

Mapcode National: GBR HY.NDF2

Mapcode Global: VH6FL.S3T0

Plus Code: 9C3RCRQ9+M8

Entry Name: St Joseph's Presbytery

Listing Date: 21 January 1993

Last Amended: 21 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13386

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: To NW of entrance front of St Joseph's Church.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Penarth

Community: Penarth

Built-Up Area: Penarth

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Architect F A Walters (1850-1932) of London, a leading architect of Roman Catholic churches at turn of century. Completed c 1926.


Substantial two-storey presbytery. Central block with cross gables to ends. Slate roof, roughcast render, exposed stone quoins, bathstone dressings and sills. One square chimney to L (another to rear of gable), rectangular chimney at right angles to main ridge (R), further rectangular chimney at right angles to R crosswing ridge. L gable sweeps down over garage (later extension); three round-headed windows on first floor, four on ground floor. Central section has four square-headed windows at eaves (asymmetrically placed). On ground floor shallow round-arched porch with original entrance door (decorative strap hinges and small pane window); one round-headed window to L and two to R. Right gable has three round-headed windows grouped 1 2, and on ground floor, projecting single storey porch with hipped roof; round arched entrance with two windows to R; original door.
E elevation has four square-headed windows on first floor, and on ground floor, four round-headed windows, plus smaller window to L, and to R, round-headed door to extension, small window to R.
W elevation has three square-headed windows on first floor, and three round-headed windows on ground floor; two square-headed windows to garage rear.
Rear has cross gables to ends with L (east) gable having single-storey block with hipped roof (small square window); window (R) above extension. Between gables to L, on first floor, two square-headed windows, on ground floor, two round-headed windows; to R, two round-headed windows between floors.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with Church.

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