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Hendredenny Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn (Pen-yr-heol, Trecenydd ac Eneu'r-glyn), Caerphilly

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5822 / 51°34'55"N

Longitude: -3.2481 / 3°14'53"W

OS Eastings: 313617

OS Northings: 187775

OS Grid: ST136877

Mapcode National: GBR HV.CFPQ

Mapcode Global: VH6DS.NH7F

Entry Name: Hendredenny Hall

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Last Amended: 25 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13557

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in the centre of Hendredenny Park housing estate, approached off the lane which leads from Penyrheol to Groeswen.

County: Caerphilly

Town: Caerphilly

Community: Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn (Pen-yr-heol, Trecenydd ac Eneu'r-glyn)

Community: Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn

Locality: Hendredenny Park

Built-Up Area: Caerphilly

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Built in 1799 by Rowland Williams on the site of an earlier farmhouse. Shown at the centre of a small park and approached by a tree-lined avenue on the tithe map of 1841. The park is now a housing estate.

Exterior

Symmetrical 3-storey, 3-bay Georgian house. Roughcast, with hipped swept pan-tiled roof, and wide rendered end stacks. Central round-arched doorway with moulding and keystone. Inset C20 double doors under fan-light. Flanking windows are tripartite horned sashes with flat heads and stone sills. Twelve-pane horned sashes to 1st floor and similar 6-pane sashes to 2nd floor. Two-storey lean-to to rear.

Interior

No access to interior at time of inspection (26/2/99).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a Georgian house representing gentrification of the countryside. A relatively rare building type in this area.

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