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Garden Wall, Gate and Mounting Block and Stables at Plymouth House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4089 / 51°24'31"N

Longitude: -3.4891 / 3°29'20"W

OS Eastings: 296530

OS Northings: 168811

OS Grid: SS965688

Mapcode National: GBR HJ.QF2R

Mapcode Global: VH5HZ.GVVB

Plus Code: 9C3RCG56+G9

Entry Name: Garden Wall, Gate and Mounting Block and Stables at Plymouth House

Listing Date: 16 December 2004

Last Amended: 16 December 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83392

Building Class: Transport

Location: In front and to the sides of Plymouth House.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Bridgend

Community: Llantwit Major (Llanilltud Fawr)

Community: Llantwit Major

Built-Up Area: Llantwit Major

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Part of the wall and the mounting block are possibly late C18 while other parts and the gateway are probably early to mid C19. The stable court is of uncertain date.


Coursed and squared local limestone rubble with a dressed coping. The wall is about 1.5m in height along the street front, with square gatepiers and an iron gate in the centre. The wall ramps up to the right behind the five step mounting block and then again to the right return reaching a height of about 3.5 m. Stable court to right with gates to road into right hand of parallel ranges of limestone rubble with Welsh slate roofs; the left hand one is lean-to against the garden wall, the right hand one is gabled. Yard elevations not seen at resurvey.


Interior of stables not available at resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Plymouth House.

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