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Generating House and attached workshops to north-west of Ruperra Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Rudry, Caerphilly

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5712 / 51°34'16"N

Longitude: -3.128 / 3°7'40"W

OS Eastings: 321917

OS Northings: 186420

OS Grid: ST219864

Mapcode National: GBR J0.D7WM

Mapcode Global: VH6DV.QRPW

Entry Name: Generating House and attached workshops to north-west of Ruperra Castle

Listing Date: 15 October 1997

Last Amended: 5 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18973

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated immediately to the west of the stable and coach-house courtyard which is close to Ruperra Castle. Ruperra is reached by a lane running east from the village of Rudry.

County: Caerphilly

Town: Caerphilly

Community: Rudry (Rhydri)

Community: Rudry

Locality: Ruperra Castle

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably built in 1920's contemporary with the second phase of estate improvements carried out by Commander Courtney Charles Evan Morgan after he inherited in 1909. It was at this time that electricity was supplied to the estate by steam driven generators.

Ruperra Castle was built c1626 for Sir Thomas Morgan and remained in the family until it was sold in 1962.

Exterior

L-plan single-storey block, roughcast and hipped slate roof as on neighbouring estate buildings. Similar small-pane casement windows with cambered heads. Broad gabled louvre.

Interior

Generators and other machinery in attached workshops now removed.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Ruperra Castle and the stable and coach-house courtyard as a surviving estate building.

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