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Description: Tregate Castle Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 153953
OS Grid Reference: SO4799617149
OS Grid Coordinates: 347996, 217149
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8505, -2.7564
SO 41 NE LLANROTHAL CP TREGATE CASTLE
4/159 Tregate Castle Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16 or C17, possibly earlier. C18 additions, altered C20.
Rendered rubble (part timber-framed cf RCHM), slate roofs. Irregular
plan, broadly two parallel ranges with north lean-to extension giving
catslide and enclosing two lateral stacks, further lateral stack to
south. Entrance toward centre of east elevation with further entrance
in lean-to (also to east elevation). Two storeys, attics and cellars.
Entrance elevation: two gabled ends of parallel ranges with lean-to to
right, stepped buttress or mutilated stack to left, irregular fenestration
broadly 1:2:1 windows, mainly late C19 or C20 cross casements, 2-light
casements to lean-to and to first floor of left gable end, gabled porch,
ledged door flanked by ledged door further to right and steps down to
basement door to left. House believed to contain a late C17 staircase.
Farmhouse near site of motte of early castle evidence of the wooden keep
of which has been recently discovered. The house is well-sited on an
elevated section of the terrain commanding the river and roadways.
Documentary evidence suggests the former existence of a chapel to St
Thomas at Tregate.
Listing NGR: SO4799617146
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Source: English Heritage
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