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Wall with bee boles at Tondrugwaer

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5371 / 51°32'13"N

Longitude: -3.3611 / 3°21'40"W

OS Eastings: 305693

OS Northings: 182902

OS Grid: ST056829

Mapcode National: GBR HP.G98R

Mapcode Global: VH6DX.PMGH

Entry Name: Wall with bee boles at Tondrugwaer

Listing Date: 18 August 2000

Last Amended: 18 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23950

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located in the garden wall in front of the house and facing the lane. The house is to the E of the Llantrisant bypass (A473).

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Town: Pontyclun

Community: Llantrisant

Community: Llantrisant

Locality: Cross Inn

Built-Up Area: Llantrisant

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably late C18 or early C19.

Exterior

Seven square recesses in a line with flat stone lintels and sills. Each recess would have held one skep of bees. Above is an irregular line of narrow projecting stones affording protection from the weather. Possibly 2 further recesses, now blocked, to the L. Set into a rubble stone wall facing S, which may originally have been part of a farm building.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for their special interest as an agricultural feature now becoming rare in S Wales.

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