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GREAT HOUSE, ABERTHIN, GATE HOUSE & BRIDGE

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NPRN 18844

Map Reference ST07NW

Grid Reference ST01077522

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Type of Site GATEHOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Post Medieval

Site Description 1. 16th - 17th century. Rubble. Gable, coping and ball filials. Sundial in gable face. Pointed stone archway. Stone doorframe. Studded door. Stone bridge over stream in front.
2. NAR ST07NW16
A e-m.17th c. gabled gatehouse, approached by a bridge across the Nant Aberthin, gives access to a large walled garden, c.65m N-S by 48.5m, at the far end of which stands the contemporary Great House (Nprn18842).
(source: RCAHMW 1981, 258-9)
J.Wiles 28.01.03

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