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Gate House and bridge at Ty Mawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowbridge with Llanblethian, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4673 / 51°28'2"N

Longitude: -3.4255 / 3°25'31"W

OS Eastings: 301074

OS Northings: 175221

OS Grid: ST010752

Mapcode National: GBR HL.LYXH

Mapcode Global: VH6F8.KDX0

Entry Name: Gate House and bridge at Ty Mawr

Listing Date: 16 December 1952

Last Amended: 16 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22298

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To S of Ty Mawr, approached by small bridge over Nant Aberthin.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian (Y Bont-faen a Llanfleiddan)

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Locality: Aberthin

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Early C17, contemporary with house, but re-using medieval dressed stone perhaps robbed from one of the nearby castles.

Exterior

Rectangular 2-storey gatehouse with gables to N & S. Rubble with dressed quoins in Sutton stone; slate roof. Gables have copings and ball-finials; sundial with inscription "DVM SPECTAS FUGIO". Two centred arched doorway with door (C17?) of studded planks with strap hinges. North doorway with Tudor arch. Access to pigeon loft over; 40 nesting holes. West wall of gatehouse has added one-storey bakehouse, matching materials, chimney to L.
In front of gatehouse, small stone bridge over nant Aberthin.

Interior

Fireplace and oven beleived to remain in to interior.

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