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This site has the following component area(s):

Llanblethian, Crossways

Llanblethian, Hill House

Llanblethian, The Cross

Llanblethian, Verlands House

Llanblethian, Llanblethian Cottage

Llanblethian, St Quentin's House


Brief description of site

This record refers to a group of houses and gardens in and around the village of Llanblethian. The village was a sought-after location in the early-1800s, being described by Thomas Carlyle as 'a decidedly cheerful group of human homes, the greater part of them indeed belonging to persons of refined habits'. Several of this group of houses are described in component areas of this record.

Location information:

Address: Llanblethian, CF71 7JL

Locality: Vale of Glamorgan

Local Authorities:

The Vale of Glamorgan; Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Historical County: Glamorgan

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 170 Grid Ref: SS986741
Latitude: 51.4568 Longitude: -3.46083

Key information:

Form of site: designed rural space

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: detached house

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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