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Bakehouse and Donkey Stable at Castleton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Athan (Sain Tathan), Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4061 / 51°24'22"N

Longitude: -3.4045 / 3°24'16"W

OS Eastings: 302406

OS Northings: 168393

OS Grid: ST024683

Mapcode National: GBR HM.QQCD

Mapcode Global: VH6FG.YX1F

Entry Name: Bakehouse and Donkey Stable at Castleton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 September 2004

Last Amended: 3 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83110

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Immediately adjoining Castleton Farmhouse on the north side.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Barry

Community: St. Athan (Sain Tathan)

Community: St. Athan

Locality: Castleton

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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A probably mid C19 addition to Castleton Farm and a part of the large scale improvement of the property at that time. Many Vale farms added bakehouses at this period. It is not shown on the Tithe Map of 1839.


Lime rendered over local limestone rubble with a Welsh slate roof and a red brick chimney. Single storey single depth range of two units. On the left the donkey stable with plank door and a taking-in door in the gable for the small hayloft. On the right the farm bakehouse with a plank door and a small 1 over 1 pane window to the left and the stack for the oven on the right gable. The rear elevation is featureless.


Interior not inspected at resurvey, but the building appears unaltered.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a part of the historic development of the important late medieval Castleton Farmhouse and for its group value with the house and barn.

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