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Latitude: 51.5658 / 51°33'56"N
Longitude: -3.2305 / 3°13'49"W
OS Eastings: 314806
OS Northings: 185930
OS Grid: ST148859
Mapcode National: GBR HW.DD4C
Mapcode Global: VH6DS.YXJ1
Entry Name: Watford Fach Farmhouse with adjoining former barn
Listing Date: 4 July 1975
Last Amended: 18 February 1999
Source ID: 13558
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Fronting Watford Road as it climbs out of the town towards Caerphilly mountain. Opposite Plas Watford.
Community: Caerphilly (Caerffili)
Built-Up Area: Caerphilly
Traditional County: Glamorgan
C17 farmhouse with adjoining barn. The 3 unit house contained a hall, inner room and parlour.
Two-storey, 3-window, lobby-entry house facing E. Rendered under a stone tiled roof. Ridge stack and N end stack. Gabled porch R of centre with C20 panelled door. Two windows to L of entrance and 1 to R. Two-casement multipane wooden windows with flat heads and raised surrounds. Three windows to upper storey, not aligned with those below. Small 8-pane window L of sash, and R window as below. The adjoining former barn to the L is rendered under a slate roof. Single storey, 3-window front. Two top-hung multipane windows and one UPVC window.
The rear of the house has a large single storey lean-to with door and window, and top-hung window to S side. Further N is a gabled range which joins the former single-storey stable block, now converted for accommodation. The rear of the barn has a central door under a segmental arch of voussoirs flanked by C20 windows as front.
No access to interior at time of inspection (23/9/98).
Listed, notwithstanding modern alterations, for its interest as a sub-medieval lobby-entry farmhouse.
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