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EAST ORCHARD CASTLE

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NPRN 18619

Map Reference ST06NW

Grid Reference ST0290268063

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community St Athan

Type of Site MANOR HOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Post Medieval, Medieval

Site Description NAR ST06NW17
Manorial complex, loosely disposed out two courts over an area, c.75m square.
The principal range comprises a hall with 2/3 storey ranges at either end, there are remains also of a kitchen, large barn and other structures, including:
chapel (Nprn307687)
barn (Nprn37528)
dovecote (Nprn37529).
The main fabric is thought to be 14th c. with later additions, the house being dismantled from 1756.
(source: RCAHMW 1982, 151-55)
RCAHMW AP955175/65-6
J.Wiles 27.01.03

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