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The Laurels

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.5142 / 51°30'51"N

Longitude: -3.2215 / 3°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 315331

OS Northings: 180183

OS Grid: ST153801

Mapcode National: GBR K67.M5

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.36RK

Plus Code: 9C3RGQ7H+M9

Entry Name: The Laurels

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 31 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13776

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the main road about 100m north 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 small mid C19 villa in Tudor style having group value with the adjoining No 27A.


Stuccoed two storey two-bay front with gable with curvilinear bargeboards and cross finial over the left hand bay, Welsh slate roof with ridge tiles. L-shaped plan with rusticated quoins. The northern bay has a sash window with 2 over 2 panes and a square dripmould on first floor; bay window on ground floor. Southern bay with sash window with dripmould on ground floor, gable stack. In south return a further gable over first floor window. Side elevations plain, left return with door, window and two truncated stacks, rear elevation not seen.


Interior not seen at resurvey (November 2001).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a mid C19 villa of character having group value with No 27A next door.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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 Church of St. Mary
    In the centre of the Community at the junction of Church Road, Merthyr Road and Penlline Road.
  • 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.
  • II Tabernacle Chapel
    Immediately opposite to Bridge House and about 300m south-east of the Church of St. Mary.
  • II Bridge House
    Immediately opposite to Tabernacle Chapel and about 300m south-east of the Church of St. Mary.
  • II Front Wall, Gatepiers and Gate of No 88 (Bridge House)
    Immediately outside the front of Bridge House.

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