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LITTLE ORCHARD, NOS 1-6, DINAS POWIS

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NPRN 404533

Map Reference ST17SE

Grid Reference ST1628670990

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community Dinas Powys

Type of Site HOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Modern

Site Description A small development of 6 houses by the Cardiff architects, Thomas Glyn Jones & John R. Evans, completed in two phases 1968 & 1973. The design is modernist, with American and Scandinavian references, and the principal visual material is rugged concrete, apparently regarded by the architects as a reference to the Welsh landscape. This landscaped American style development won several awards: Welsh Office Housing Medel (1968); Concrete Society Award (1969); gold medal in architecture at the Haverfordwest Eisteddfod (1972). No. 6 became the home of the architect and was furnished by him. The list description by Judith Alfrey provides a very full account of Little Orchard.

RCAHMW photo survey by Iain Wright in June 2006, including the little-altered interior of No. 6.

R.F. Suggett/RCAHMW/Jan. 2007.

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