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Pigsty at Church Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair (Llan-fair), Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4499 / 51°26'59"N

Longitude: -3.4176 / 3°25'3"W

OS Eastings: 301586

OS Northings: 173278

OS Grid: ST015732

Mapcode National: GBR HM.MT73

Mapcode Global: VH6F8.QT3C

Entry Name: Pigsty at Church Cottage

Listing Date: 1 January 1973

Last Amended: 22 September 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16421

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located to the W of Church Cottage, set within its garden, immediately to the W of the parish church of St Hilary and to the S of the Bush Inn.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Llanfair (Llan-fair)

Community: Llanfair

Locality: St Hilary

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Exterior

A typical conical Glamorgan pigsty of circular plan. Probably of C19 date. Limestone rubble construction with conical roof rising to approximately 2m in height. Remains of pig pen still evident with stile to the W set within low rubble wall. Bisected by a small flight of steps leading from front of house to rear with feeding trough set to the E of the sty with trough against the flank wall of the house.

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II as a rare surviving example of a traditional Glamorgan pigsty.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Bush Inn PH
    Located immediately to the NW of the parish church of St Hilary, on the N side of the lane, leading W towards New Beaupre.
  • II* Parish Church of St Hilary
    Located at the centre of St Hilary village.
  • II Churchyard Cross at Parish Church of St Hilary
    Located within the churchyard, to the SE of St Hilary parish church.
  • II Bassett Family Tomb Enclosure in Churchyard of Parish Church of St Hilary
    Located within the churchyard to the E of the church.
  • II No 1 Manor Cottages
    Situated on the edge of the village centre immediately to the SE of the churchyard of St Hilary's parish church. Set above the corner by the road junction with rubble walled garden.
  • II No 2 Manor Cottages
    Situated on the edge of the village centre immediately to the SE of the churchyard of St Hilary's parish church. Set above the corner by the road junction with rubble walled garden.
  • II Village Farm
    Located in the centre of the village of St Hilary, to the SE of the church and immediately to the SE of St Hilary Barn on the Llantrithyd Road.
  • II The Manor
    Set in its own grounds at the S edge of the village at right angles to the road. Rubble boundary wall to roadside including gateway with blank armorial type shield over stilted label. Ha-ha to garde

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