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Ty Ffynnon

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Georges-super-Ely (Sain Siorys), Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4816 / 51°28'53"N

Longitude: -3.2976 / 3°17'51"W

OS Eastings: 309987

OS Northings: 176643

OS Grid: ST099766

Mapcode National: GBR HS.KTGW

Mapcode Global: VH6FB.S1J2

Plus Code: 9C3RFPJ2+JX

Entry Name: Ty Ffynnon

Listing Date: 7 August 2002

Last Amended: 7 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26823

Building Class: Defence

Location: In the hamlet of St Georges, fronting the lane leading to the church.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: St. Georges-super-Ely (Sain Siorys)

Community: St. Georges-super-Ely

Locality: St Georges Super Ely

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Probably early C19. At one time, three cottages, each with door and window, open fireplaces and separate stairs. Formerly had first floor windows. On tithe apportionment listed as cottage and garden.


Thatched cottage. Of whitewashed stone rubble; thatched roof with whitewashed brick stacks, 2 end and one ridge. Six openings, an asymmetrical range of windows and door resulting from conversion from 3 units, the original windows being small 4-pane casements; boarded door.


Interior re-ordered to form single dwelling retains 3 inglenook fireplaces, 2 staircases at ends.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a scarce surviving example of a thatched dwelling in this region.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Castle Farmhouse
    In the centre of the small hamlet of St Georges, which is about 0.5 m from the church; the River Ely runs along the N side.
  • II Church Cottage
    Adjacent to the Church of St George, to west.
  • II Churchyard cross at Church of St George
    Standing to S of church.
  • II* Church of St George
    A little to the E of the hamlet of St Georges which developed round Castle Farm, main approach from N, the centre of a small cluster of buildings grouped round the churchyard, close to the Ely River.
  • II Church of St Ffraid
    In a sloping churchyard rising from Nant Rhych which forms its N and E border; in the centre of the hamlet; main entrance from E.
  • II St-y-Nyll
    In a commanding position on a south facing slope N of St Bride's-super-Ely, close to the listed windmill to E, surrounded by gardens and reached by a drive.
  • II Rhaeadr Tannery
    One of the re-erected buildings in the open-air collection of the Museum of Welsh Life.
  • II Church of St Michael
    Off the road south from St Fagans and about 1000m from the Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin.

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