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Bridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.5112 / 51°30'40"N

Longitude: -3.2171 / 3°13'1"W

OS Eastings: 315630

OS Northings: 179838

OS Grid: ST156798

Mapcode National: GBR K78.M7

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.682W

Plus Code: 9C3RGQ6M+F4

Entry Name: Bridge House

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 31 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13754

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Immediately opposite to Tabernacle Chapel and about 300m south-east of the Church of St. Mary.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Whitchurch (Yr Eglwys Newydd)

Community: Whitchurch

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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A house dating from c1800 which has not been altered externally. The iron caps on the gatepiers (qv) may suggest that this house was the Manse for the Tabernacle Chapel opposite, which has the same feature, until the adjoining Manse was built.


The house is roughcast rendered, probably over rubble stone, with a Welsh slate roof with red brick stacks. Two storeys. three bays, central entrance double depth plan, with rear service outshut. Central doorway with trellised porch with tented roof; rectangular fanlight with tracery; three panelled door. Sash windows with glazing bars, 6 over 6 panes, and stone cills. Plain gabled roof with end stacks. Gable elevation is blind. Rear elevation has a 3 over 6 pane sash on the upper floor and a small two storey outshut on left. To the right of the house is a small gabled building, once the stable but later altered to a shop. It retains the doorway with ventilator over and the hayloft door above.


Interior not seen at resurvey (November 2001).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a small unaltered house of c1800 having group value with the Tabernacle Chapel opposite.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Front Wall, Gatepiers and Gate of No 88 (Bridge House)
    Immediately outside the front of Bridge House.
  • II Tabernacle Chapel
    Immediately opposite to Bridge House and about 300m south-east of the Church of St. Mary.
  • II Church of St. Mary
    In the centre of the Community at the junction of Church Road, Merthyr Road and Penlline Road.
  • II Six Gables
    No 27A: extends south from south return of No 27. On the main road about 100m north of the Church of St. Mary.
  • II The Laurels
    On the main road about 100m north of the Church of St. Mary.
  • II The Pines
    Immediately north of the site of the old parish church and 300m north-east of the present parish church.
  • II Whitchurch War Memorial
    In the garden outside Whitchurch Library.
  • II Whitchurch Free Library
    On the north side of the roundabout at the junction of Penlline Road, Park Road and Velindre Road.

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