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South Wall of Forecourt at St Fagans Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in St Fagans, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4863 / 51°29'10"N

Longitude: -3.2685 / 3°16'6"W

OS Eastings: 312019

OS Northings: 177132

OS Grid: ST120771

Mapcode National: GBR HT.KNKM

Mapcode Global: VH6F5.9XF0

Plus Code: 9C3RFPPJ+GJ

Entry Name: South Wall of Forecourt at St Fagans Castle

Listing Date: 6 October 1977

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82249

Building Class: Domestic

Location: One of the associated structures in the gardens of St Fagans Castle and part of the Museum of Welsh Life.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: St. Fagans (Sain Ffagan)

Community: St. Fagans

Locality: Museum of Welsh Life, St Fagans

Built-Up Area: St Fagans

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably built in the late C16 or early C17 as a part of the lay out of formal gardens for St. Fagans Castle.

Exterior

Limestone rubble wall about 5m in height. The wall has a segmental headed doorway through which the Service Court of the present house is entered.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a structure associated with an important Elizabethan country house.

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