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BEAUPRE CASTLE

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NPRN 19488

Map Reference ST07SW

Grid Reference ST0090372025

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community Llanfair (The Vale of Glamorgan)

Type of Site COUNTRY HOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Post Medieval, Medieval

Site Description 1. 16th century remains incorporating earlier remains. Attached to later part listed grade II (see Beaupre farmhouse Nprn17999) "Porters Lodge" circa 1500.

2. NAR ST07SW13

The 16-17th c. mansion is arranged about three courts, covering an area c.100m N-S by 25-56m. The main N-S axis of approach is marked by the gatehouse, between the outer & middle courts and focussed on the porch, on the S side of the middle court.
Original fabric thought to be c.1300, house descended to farmhouse, c.1709.

Source: RCAHMW 1981 Glamorgan IV.1 'the Greater Houses', 46-63.

Associated with:
Barn (Nprn37623)
Farmhouse (Nprn17999)
Gardens (Nprn266278).

APs show foundations of a range, c.20m WNW-ESE by 5.0m, immediately E of the NE angle of the forecourt, this connecting with the farm buildings to the SE, the dovecote (Nprn37624) & barn, to form a coherent E circuit.
Possible garden/landscape features are apparent to thr NW, W & S of the mansion.

RCAHMW AP955150/56-60; 955176/54-5

J.Wiles 19.02.04

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