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Pigsty at Church Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair, Vale of Glamorgan

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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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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.

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