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Bonvilston Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bonvilston, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4573 / 51°27'26"N

Longitude: -3.3486 / 3°20'54"W

OS Eastings: 306398

OS Northings: 174014

OS Grid: ST063740

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.MDFC

Mapcode Global: VH6F9.XM3N

Plus Code: 9C3RFM42+WH

Entry Name: Bonvilston Cottage

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16319

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the N side of the A48, to the W of Bonvilston Parish Church of St. Mary, set back of the road behind a high limestone rubble wall.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: St. Nicholas and Bonvilston (Sain Nicolas a Thresimwn)

Community: St. Nicholas and Bonvilston

Locality: Bonvilston

Built-Up Area: Bonvilston

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Two-storey Regency house, rendered elevations and slated hipped roof with two gable stacks and three axial. Of oblong plan with central ridge and hipped wing running N/S at the W end. Bracketed eaves. Three bays wide, with three twelve pane sashes, with horns, to the front first floor. Three sets of French doors to the ground floor set behind colonnade of six Ionic columns with slated lean-to roof. The colonnade returns around the E elevation leading to the front entrance which is set back from the facade of the main house. The front door is four panelled with the lower two panels flush, set within wide reeded timber architrave. The rear elevation has three twelve pane sashes to first floor with sashes to ground floor and Roman Doric colonnade (possibly later) to the rear. Slate-hung downhill gable end. Projecting W wing has steeply pitched slated lean-to roof to ground floor, with French doors beneath. Substantially extended to the E and NE with late C19 and C20 accretions including self-contained annex to the E.


Not accessible at time of inspection (May 1995).

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II as a good example of a large late Georgian house and for group value with the Parish Church and neighbouring listed items.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
    Located on the N side of Cardiff road at the W end of the village opposite the Great House, elevated from the road
  • II Churchuard Cross at Parish Church of St Mary
    Situated in the churchyard immediately to the S of St. Mary's parish church which is located on the N side of the A48 at the W edge of the village, opposite the Great House.
  • II Ty Mawr (Great House)
    Prominently situated on S side of A48, opposite parish church.
  • II Village Farmhouse
    Located at centre of Bonvilston Village on Cardiff Road.
  • II Cae'rwigau Uchaf
    Farmhouse set in open countryside to south of Pendoylan village upon a platformed site to the east of the Cae'rwigau moated site.
  • II Cottrell Lodge
    Located at entrance to Cottrell Park, now a golf club.

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