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Cliff Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llancarfan, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4116 / 51°24'41"N

Longitude: -3.3684 / 3°22'6"W

OS Eastings: 304927

OS Northings: 168956

OS Grid: ST049689

Mapcode National: GBR HP.Q7FT

Mapcode Global: VH6FH.KSM6

Entry Name: Cliff Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 September 1995

Last Amended: 8 September 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16410

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located S of Llancarfan village, on the N side of the Llancadle-Penmark Road.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Llancarfan

Community: Llancarfan

Locality: Llancadle

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

C18 thatched farmhouse with C19 granary range to the N end and a mid C19 range to the S.

Exterior

Two storey central cell of two unit direct entry plan. Colourwashed elevations with thatched roof with decorative ridge. Two gable end stacks. Three randomly placed modern casements to ground floor, in original openings with one two-light casement to first floor under eyebrow. The N end is a one and a half storey granary range with slated roof, limestone rubble elevations, modern five-light timber window to ground and flight of stone steps leading up to granary door, now with modern leaded window. Gable end stack is of brick with concrete roof tiles. To the S end of the central cell is an early C19 two storey range, set at right angles to it. W gable is slate hung, with rubble stack. Symmetrical main front to S is exposed rubble and has three 16 panes sashes with horns to first and two to ground, flanking central four panelled door with semi-circular fanlight over.

Interior

Central hall is accessed on E elevation. Open fire with timber bressumer with bake oven to W jamb and cross corner stone stair to E of fire. Three exposed beams with medium chamfers and ogee stops. The second bay on the S side has open fire with oven on S jamb and gable entry stone stair to S side. The C19 wing to S end opens into central hallway with flanking rooms to E and W.

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II as a good example of a picturesque, thatched C18 farmhouse with surviving features and well preserved C19 additions.

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