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Latitude: 51.4515 / 51°27'5"N
Longitude: -3.4822 / 3°28'55"W
OS Eastings: 297103
OS Northings: 173545
OS Grid: SS971735
Mapcode National: GBR HJ.MW94
Mapcode Global: VH5HS.LSG4
Entry Name: Breach Farm House
Listing Date: 20 November 1974
Last Amended: 16 September 1999
Source ID: 13391
Building Class: Domestic
Location: About 1.8km W of Llanblethian, and 300m S of road.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian (Y Bont-faen a Llanfleiddan)
Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian
Traditional County: Glamorgan
C17, and circa 1800. See reconstruction drawing, and photo in RCAHM Inventory.
A two-unit, one-and-a half storeyed house with symmetrical front. Stone (rendered), slate roof, end chimneys in brick. Central doorway covered by large porch with catslide roof. Two gabled dormers with 2-light mullion and transom windows under hoodmoulds. On ground floor, similar 3-light window to l, 2-light window to R. To L, added block with one narrow window to each floor. To R, long attached agricultural range, stone, corrugated roof. To rear, at right angles, kitchen block with large brick chimney to N gable; 2 windows, one-and-a-half storeys, upper windows in small dormers, door under lean-to porch. Outshut rears ro main and service blocks.
Internally there have been some alterations but the main beams survive. The stone stairway was made wider when a rear kitchen was added.
A well-preserved example of an early gable chimneyed house, rare in Glamorgan.
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