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A Grade II Listed Building in Penllergaer, Swansea

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Latitude: 51.6612 / 51°39'40"N

Longitude: -3.9957 / 3°59'44"W

OS Eastings: 262058

OS Northings: 197707

OS Grid: SS620977

Mapcode National: GBR GX.8B46

Mapcode Global: VH4K2.PHGX

Entry Name: Bryn-rhos

Listing Date: 30 April 2002

Last Amended: 30 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26496

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the S side of the farmyard just E of the A483 some 1.7 km S of junction 47 on the M4 motorway.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Penllergaer (Penlle'r-gaer)

Community: Penllergaer

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Small earlier to mid C19 estate farmhouse and 3-sided farm court, built for the Penllergare estate. House is hipped-roofed in late Georgian manner as were the 3 ranges originally, altered to gables in later C19.


Farmhouse, whitewashed rubble stone with hipped deep-eaved slate roof and end-wall stacks, roughcast W end stack, small brick E stack. Flat eaves supported on metal brackets, possibly an alteration. N front to farmyard has 3x16-pane cambered-headed sashes to first floor, ground floor 20-pane sash to left and smaller casement-pair to right with 10-10 small panes, and centre half-glazed door under added timber glazed hood. S front to garden has late C19 4-pane sashes with stone voussoirs to cambered heads and painted slate sills. Centre window is blank, over door with cambered head in added porch. Windowless E end. Lean-to on W end with 2 storeys, low casement-pair window under eaves to left and two ground floor casement pairs on W side, one on S end, with brick voussoirs to cambered heads. Small 1-storey outbuilding attached at NE corner.


Centre passage plan with main rooms on S front, staircase set to W side of passage with 6-panel door to rear hall adjoining. Rear has narrow kitchen NW with pine joists, and former tack-room NE.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of a small earlier to mid C19 estate farmhouse, part of a little-altered estate farm group.

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