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Farmhouse at Bridge Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Old St. Mellons (Hen Laneirwg), Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5341 / 51°32'2"N

Longitude: -3.1205 / 3°7'13"W

OS Eastings: 322377

OS Northings: 182284

OS Grid: ST223822

Mapcode National: GBR KY0.70

Mapcode Global: VH6F1.VPPT

Entry Name: Farmhouse at Bridge Farm

Listing Date: 6 October 1977

Last Amended: 31 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13834

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Fronting the road, adjacent to Llanedern Bridge over Rhymney River .

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Old St. Mellons (Hen Laneirwg)

Community: Old St. Mellons

Locality: Llanedeyrn

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably early C18. Shows as rectangular on tithe map of 1846 and as L-shaped with rear outshut on OS map c1880. Since listing the 2 end stacks have gone.

Exterior

Farmhouse. Of stone rendered with pebbledash; steep-pitched slate roof with brick centre ridge stack, raised verges. Two storeys. 4 window range, all C20 glazing; smaller windows at first floor level under eaves; ground floor has central gabled porch with cambered-arched inner and outer openings, 6-panelled door, 2 windows each side. Lower wing stepped down to left; small lean-to to right. To rear a single-storey lean-to wing with separate brick chimney.

Interior

Baffle entry plan, the main front door opening onto the side of the main central chimney. Corridor and stairs to rear and entrance to rear wing through old wide plank and batten door. No old fireplaces visible, 2 chamfered cross beams in uphill room, one replaced in downhill room, with site of former stairs to right of fireplace. A-frame roof trusses partly visible on upper floor.

Reasons for Listing

Included notwithstanding alterations as a substantial traditional regional farmhouse.

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