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West Wing of Llansannor Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Penllyn, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.487 / 51°29'13"N

Longitude: -3.4512 / 3°27'4"W

OS Eastings: 299336

OS Northings: 177445

OS Grid: SS993774

Mapcode National: GBR HK.KJML

Mapcode Global: VH6F2.4WCG

Entry Name: West Wing of Llansannor Court

Listing Date: 30 April 2004

Last Amended: 30 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82694

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Attached to Llansannor Court on the west side.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Cowbridge

Community: Penllyn (Pen-llin)

Community: Penllyn

Locality: Llansannor

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

The history of this house should be read in conjunction with that of Llansannor Court of which it used to form a part. The house is principally C17 and later, especially late C19. It was separated off from Llansannor Court in 1979 and became a separate property.

Exterior

The house is difficult to describe because of its uncertain extent. Built of rendered stone with Welsh slate roofs, it is mainly two storeys. On the south elevation there is a two storey section adjoining the main gable of the Llansannor Court west wing, and this has a 4-light window below and a 3-light window above. Although these are of the C17 type the wing appears from the chimney to be a Victorian addition, roof not visible. Behind this is the early C17 kitchen wing which has two casement windows on each floor, a steeply pitched roof and a large stack on the left gable. The RCAHMW reports that ' The existing windows and doorways are modern but except for a recently inserted window at the W. end of the S.E. wall they probably indicate original openings.' The rear elevation has a gable end with a stack and various other buildings attached round the service court.

Interior

Interior not inspected at resurvey. It consists of the C17 kitchen of Llansannor Court and various other of the service rooms. It may also include a room in the late medieval wing. The RCAHMW reports that 'The Kitchen wing on the S.W. is ceiled in three bays by broadly chamfered beams with straight-cut stops. In the S.W. gable end is a deep fireplace with renewed jambs and wooden bressumer, together with a large rounded brick-lined oven with modern facing; the recess at the S. end (possibly the site of a newel stair) has been made into a passage leading to a modern addition against the gable end,'

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a part of the developed historic entity of Llansannor Court.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Llansannor Court
    In the centre of Llansannor village beside the Church of St. Senwyr.
  • II Cross in Churchyard of Church of St. Senwyr
    About 10m south of the south porch of Church of St. Senwyr.
  • I Church of St. Senwyr
    In the centre of Llansannor village about 4 km north of Cowbridge.
  • II Former Cartshed and Granary at Court Farm
    Court Farm lies to east of Llansannor Court; the cartshed and granary is stepped down to north of the barn and is situated on the west side of the farmyard. Reached approximately 4km north of Cowbrid
  • II The Cottage
    About 20m north of Church of St. Senwyr.
  • II Barn at Court Farm
    Court Farm lies to east of Llansannor Court; the barn is situated on the west side of the farmyard with the former Granary and Cartshed attached on the right. Reached approximately 4km north of Cowbr
  • II The Old Rectory
    On the northern side of the community and about 1 km north of Llansannor village at the centre of City.
  • II Llansannor House
    On the northern side of the community and about 2 km north of Penllyn village reached off the north side of the road to City.

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