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Rectory Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandow, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.437 / 51°26'13"N

Longitude: -3.4725 / 3°28'21"W

OS Eastings: 297744

OS Northings: 171919

OS Grid: SS977719

Mapcode National: GBR HJ.NR8D

Mapcode Global: VH5HZ.R4LQ

Entry Name: Rectory Farm

Listing Date: 26 October 1995

Last Amended: 26 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16463

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the end of a long track heading N at the junction of the Sigingstone/Llanmihangel Road.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Llandow (Lland┼Á)

Community: Llandow

Locality: Llanmihangel

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Mid C19 rectory in muscular Gothic manner appearing on the Ordnance survey map of 1876, possibly the work of Prichard and Seddon, diocesan architects.

Exterior

T shaped plan; two storey range aligned on an EW axis with a projecting gabled range at the E end on a NS axis. Random rubble elevations with freestone quoining and dressings. Steeply pitched, gabled slate roof with three tall decorative chimney stacks with rubble bases, ashlar shafts and tapered tops with moulded string. Pronounced gabled dormers of varying sizes to all elevations. Fenestration to front elevation has strong eccleciastical influence with timber casements with trefoiled heads. Central lean-to porch has pierced Gothic cross with chamfered ends set above the gable. To the left hand side is a pair of tall, trefoil-headed windows set within a shallow pointed arched recess with a sunk trefoil to the head. Partial stringcourse above. Two trefoil-headed lancets to large dormer and a single matching lancet to narrower dormer on the right hand side. Projecting gable wing has a three-sided bay at ground floor with stone slab conical roof and trefoil gablets to each side. At first floor level three trefoil-headed windows with central light stepping up. Narrow gable light to attic. Intact mid C19 timber casements to all other elevations.

Interior

Not available for inspection at time of survey (June 1995).

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II as a good example of a High Victorian Gothic style rectory.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Two flights of steps up to Terrace and Yew Tree Pleasance
    Located immediately to the rear of Llanmihangel Place.
  • II St Anne's Well
    Located beyond the W end of the church of St. Michael, outside of the churchyard, on the opposite side of the road to Llanmihangel Place.
  • I Llanmihangel Place
    Located to N of the Parish Church, approximately three miles South of Cowbridge.
  • II* Parish Church of St Michael and All Angels
    Located to the S of Llanmihangel Place, set on a slope on the opposite side of the road facing Llanmihangel Place, set within the churchyard, to the SW of the barn and stable at Llanmihangel.
  • II* Barn and Stable to E of Llanmihangel Place
    Situated at the far side of the farmyard across the lane alongside Llanmihangel Place.
  • II Green Farm
    Located opposite the Queen Victoria Public House, at the centre of Sigingstone village, set down a private driveway.
  • I Nash Manor
    Set in its own grounds to N of Llandow trading estate and 1km S of Llysworney. The entrance to the drive is at the junction of the B4268 and the B4270.
  • II Pheasant House at Nash Manor
    Nash Manor is set in its own grounds to the N of the Llandow trading estate and 1km S of Llysworney. The entrance to the drive is at the junction of the B4268 and B4270.

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