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Church Cottage

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

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Latitude: 51.4818 / 51°28'54"N

Longitude: -3.2915 / 3°17'29"W

OS Eastings: 310411

OS Northings: 176667

OS Grid: ST104766

Mapcode National: GBR HS.KW71

Mapcode Global: VH6FB.W0RV

Plus Code: 9C3RFPJ5+P9

Entry Name: Church Cottage

Listing Date: 7 August 2002

Last Amended: 7 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26824

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Adjacent to the Church of St George, to west.

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 c1860. Appears on First edition OS map 1879 as Church Cottage, which is still its name although in two units. A house on or near this site is shown on the Tithe Map of 1844.


Pair of cottages in Cottage Orne style. Of rubble with dressed stone dressings; steep-pitched roof of fishscale tiles(some plain tile replacements), terracotta coxcomb ridge tiles and overhanging eaves; stepped stone external gable stack to left, long narrow centre cross-ridge stack and paired angled brick chimneys end right. Single storey and attic. Main elevation faces garden; each cottage has a gabled dormer above a central plain doorway with hood, fishscale tiles retained to left; ground floor windows either side with slightly cambered arched heads; all glazing replaced. Rear elevation to lane has similar though smaller dormers and back doorways with flanking windows; single storey lean-to to left. Battered plinth.


Converted as maisonettes.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a C19 cottage of definite character, notwithstanding altered glazing, and for group value with the church.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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 Churchyard cross at Church of St George
    Standing to S of church.
  • II Ty Ffynnon
    In the hamlet of St Georges, fronting the lane leading to the church.
  • 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 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.
  • II Denbigh Cockpit
    One of the re-erected buildings in the open-air collection of the Museum of Welsh Life.
  • II Hendre'r-ywydd Uchaf Farmhouse
    One of the re-erected buildings in the open-air collection of the Museum of Welsh Life.

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