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Former walled kitchen garden wall at Wenvoe Castle- W range

A Grade II Listed Building in Wenvoe, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4344 / 51°26'3"N

Longitude: -3.2675 / 3°16'2"W

OS Eastings: 311989

OS Northings: 171360

OS Grid: ST119713

Mapcode National: GBR HT.NW9L

Mapcode Global: VH6FK.96ZR

Plus Code: 9C3RCPMM+Q2

Entry Name: Former walled kitchen garden wall at Wenvoe Castle- W range

Listing Date: 10 October 2002

Last Amended: 10 October 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26994

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: This section of wall is opposite the main stable entrance.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Wenvoe (Gwenfô)

Community: Wenvoe

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Kitchen garden

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A walled garden was associated with the original C16-17 house under Edmund Thomas. Sir Edmund Thomas, third baronet, further developed this area between 1733 and 1767, and it was again remodelled during the occupancy of Birts and Jenners during C19, the original walled compartments being replaced by one large kitchen garden as depicted on the 1878 OS map. Some of the former kitchen garden buildings have been converted to housing.


Wall of coursed rubble with flat coping with mostly brick inner face extending opposite stable entrance frontage. Some low blocked openings visible on inner face and one segmental brick arched doorway.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a historic part of the Castle complex, and for group value with the Stable Range which is immediately opposite.

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  • II Barn at Goldsland Farm
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  • II The Old Rectory
    In the centre of Wenvoe village, adjacent to the church, set back from the road within gardens, entered through a recessed bay to the front wall.
  • II* Church of St Mary
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  • II Telephone Call-box on Village Green
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  • II Wenvoe War Memorial
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