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U-plan farm ranges to SE of Parc-y-Justice

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentyrch, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5164 / 51°30'59"N

Longitude: -3.3028 / 3°18'10"W

OS Eastings: 309696

OS Northings: 180525

OS Grid: ST096805

Mapcode National: GBR HR.HRY4

Mapcode Global: VH6F4.P4SV

Entry Name: U-plan farm ranges to SE of Parc-y-Justice

Listing Date: 31 January 2000

Last Amended: 31 January 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22830

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On the hillside set above the drive to the main house.

County: Cardiff

Community: Pentyrch

Community: Pentyrch

Locality: Llaniltern

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably early C19. The farm housed horses for the Plymouth Estate.

Exterior

Farm ranges comprising 3 sides of a rectangle. Of local stone rubble with some brick dressings, some Welsh slate roof, other corrugated. Centre low range faces S and has 6 stables, replaced roof; to rear small rectangular openings under stone lintels with stone sills. To left a range comprising long ground floor area undivided in length but with wall and timber partitions to side; access to loft by internal stairs and also externally at first floor level because of raised ground to N; open lower end covered with corrugated sheeting. To rear roof extends low over the single storey wing entered by a doorway with moulded surround; Welsh slate roof retained and tooled voussoirs to the first floor openings. To right and attached to the stable range a small high Vale barn with plinth, porches each side, high double doors to E and a smaller porch on inner W side both with single-pitched roofs, arched doorways with lintels; 2 tiers of ventilation slits part blocked; formerly rendered; Welsh slate roof retained. Attached at outer gable end is a low range of 5 stables with replaced roof, double at end and with further cross ranges to rear flanking barn; some have drainage holes at base.

Interior

E range, possibly former cowshed, has loft of 5 bays and king-post roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unusually extensive range in prominent position including a little altered Vale barn, for group value with the farmhouse.

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