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Ty-du and adjoining byre and stable

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.5049 / 51°30'17"N

Longitude: -3.0878 / 3°5'16"W

OS Eastings: 324596

OS Northings: 179002

OS Grid: ST245790

Mapcode National: GBR J2.JD05

Mapcode Global: VH7BQ.FFGP

Plus Code: 9C3RGW36+XV

Entry Name: Ty-du and adjoining byre and stable

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 20 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13822

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the levels, facing the main thoroughfare from which it is separated by a small reen; very near the SE community boundary.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Trowbridge

Community: Trowbridge

Locality: Wentloog Level

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Originally a small probably C17 unit later extended, probably in C18/early C19, when the axis of the building was altered through a right angle. Formerly thatched and roof raised since 1935. Called Ty Ddu on Tithe Map.


Farmhouse and former byre and stable. Mostly of stone rubble clad in roughcast with Welsh slate roof and end stacks; attached range is limewashed with corrugated roof. 2 storeys, 3 window slightly asymmetrical range of 6/6 pane casements; ground floor has central gabled porch entered from side. Attached to front right is a wall extending along the bank of the reen. Attached to rear is a single storey 3-bay slate-roofed storage range; lean-to to left. Farm range to right has 2 doorways, one with stable door, and a window adjacent to house with 3 small ventilation slits at eaves level; one rear doorway and cambered headed boarded opening.


Wide central hall with older unit leading off to right; former open fireplace with stairs to right converted to cupboard, cross beams chamfered and stopped.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a traditional small regional farmhouse retaining its character.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pen-pil (aka Penpill Farm Kennels)
    Set end-on to Wentloog Road, which is no longer a thoroughfare, and now adjacent to a large industrial development site off the new Wentloog Avenue.
  • II Pill du Farm
    Still in a semi-rural location though housing development is encroaching; reached by a narrow lane, Hendre Road, from Trowbridge, which here runs beside Pil-du Reen.
  • II Longcross Farm
    Wentloog Road has been blocked off and absorbed into an as yet (Spring 2000) undeveloped industrial estate; farmhouse is reached through an estate road via a security barrier off Wentloog Avenue.

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