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The Old Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4163 / 51°24'58"N

Longitude: -3.2516 / 3°15'5"W

OS Eastings: 313056

OS Northings: 169334

OS Grid: ST130693

Mapcode National: GBR HV.Q0S5

Mapcode Global: VH6FK.LNBL

Plus Code: 9C3RCP8X+G8

Entry Name: The Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 23 May 1984

Last Amended: 30 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13411

Building Class: Education

Location: On corner of Coldbrook Road East and Coldbrook Road West.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Locality: Cadoxton

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Former school and schoolhouse, now dwelling. 1847, with recent extensions.


Rendered, long and short painted quoins, window surrounds and sills, slate roof, stone chimney. A small building in 3 parts higher to centre, lower to R and L. Taller central section has 3-light window; lower section to L with single window; low section to R has 3 windows with door between 2nd and 3rd window.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its historic interest; formerly the National School 'for the education of poor children in the parishes of Cadoxton and Merthyrdovan'.

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