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Ogmore Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in St Brides Major, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4798 / 51°28'47"N

Longitude: -3.6124 / 3°36'44"W

OS Eastings: 288127

OS Northings: 176882

OS Grid: SS881768

Mapcode National: GBR HC.L026

Mapcode Global: VH5HQ.B2MD

Entry Name: Ogmore Farm

Listing Date: 3 March 1999

Last Amended: 3 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21773

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located off the NW side of the B4524 road in the hamlet of Ogmore. Located on a bend of the short lane which leads from the road to Ogmore Castle and the River Ewenny.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: St. Bride's Major (Saint-y-Brid)

Community: St Brides Major

Locality: Ogmore

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Sub-medieval house with 2-unit, direct-entry plan-form of hall and inner room. Later, a further unit was added to the N end, the roof was raised, and the house generally remodelled. In its current form, the house is C19. The farm is part of the Merthyr Mawr estate which was purchased by Sir John Nicholl (1759-1838), MP and judge, c1803.


Long 2-storey range with rear lean-to. Rubble masonry, rendered and painted white under a slate roof. Two rendered end stacks. Central boarded front door flanked by pairs of wooden 2-light casement windows with multi-panes, all with flat heads and stone sills. To the first floor are 3 similar windows but with segmentally arched heads. One is above the front door, the others asymmetrically placed to L and R. The S gable end has 2 very small windows with stone slabs for the fireplace staircase. The N gable end has no openings.

The rear lean-to is of rubble masonry with a slate roof. Above it are 3 short 3-light windows, each C20. The lean-to has a central planked door flanked by C20 casement windows. Small C20 lean-to to S.


The house has a central stair hall flanked by reception rooms, with kitchen in rear lean-to. C20 brick fireplaces. The S room has a fireplace staircase to the R of the fireplace.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved Victorian farm-house with earlier origins.
Group value with its stable range, Ogmore Castle and Old Star Cottage.

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