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Plenty Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton (Llangynydd, Llanmadog a Cheriton), Swansea

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Latitude: 51.6014 / 51°36'4"N

Longitude: -4.274 / 4°16'26"W

OS Eastings: 242609

OS Northings: 191621

OS Grid: SS426916

Mapcode National: GBR GQ.L2NY

Mapcode Global: VH3MV.V0WQ

Plus Code: 9C3QJP2G+HC

Entry Name: Plenty Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 March 2000

Last Amended: 3 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22881

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: At the centre of West Town in Llangennith village, on an island site with farm buildings to north and south and a small farmyard to rear. Rubblestone garden and yard walls to front.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton (Llangynydd, Llanmadog a Cheriton)

Community: Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton

Locality: Llangennith village

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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The nucleus farm site of West Town, Llangennith; a house in this location (marked Rice Hay / Plenty), which is possibly this house, is shown on a map of 1752.
Plenty is recorded in the Tithe Survey, 1844, as the tenancy of John Chalk, with about 10 acres (4.047 hectares).


A small farmhouse of two storeys with three window range to front elevation. Rough-cast rendered. Slate roof with tile ridge; rendered end chimneys. Larger kitchen chimney to left (north). The symmetrical front fenestration is a little offset to the right to allow space for the large kitchen chimney at left. Well-proportioned four-pane C19 timber casement windows in exposed frames, stone sills.
Decorative C19 rendered pilaster strip at left and right corners, and similar decorative render surround to the front door.
C19 rear extension under a low-pitch roof.


Believed to be of typical layout with central lobby and stairs and with kitchen or living room to left, parlour to right.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a little-altered C18 farmhouse retaining vernacular character.

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