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Bridge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rudry, Caerphilly

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5825 / 51°34'57"N

Longitude: -3.1234 / 3°7'24"W

OS Eastings: 322255

OS Northings: 187671

OS Grid: ST222876

Mapcode National: GBR J0.CH1V

Mapcode Global: VH6DV.TH46

Entry Name: Bridge Cottage

Listing Date: 5 March 1999

Last Amended: 5 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21446

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approximately 300m NE of Draethen village and set back from N side of minor road close to Draethen bridge.

County: Caerphilly

Community: Rudry (Rhydri)

Community: Rudry

Locality: Draethen

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

A Tredegar Estate cottage erected mid-late C19 and first shown on 1885 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A 2-storey, 2-window cottage of rubble stone pebble-dashed and painted white, with replaced synthetic slate roof and white brick end stacks. The windows have hood moulds and diamond-pane glazing, and consist of cross windows in the lower storey, 2-light casements in the upper storey under gablets. The doorway is offset slightly to the R, with a shallow gabled porch in a distinctive estate style, consisting of a brick plinth painted white, open lattice-work panels to the sides and a moulded elliptical arch to the front under a boarded gable, leading to a replaced front door.

An added 1-storey projection to R has window similar to the main house. To the L is an added conservatory, with further added projections behind.

Interior

Modernised internally.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an estate cottage retaining good early detail typical of the Tredegar Estate style.

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