Ty Mawr (The Great House)

Ty Mawr (The Great House)

Information

Grade II*
Date listed 26/07/1963
Date amended 20/01/1998
Nat Grid ref 287 17978

Location:
On the main village thoroughfare a short distance south west of the Church of St David.

History:
North range late C16, South range early C17; C17 service wing extending West beside road from earlier North range further enlarged to South late C20. Repaired and converted to hotel 1980’s with further extensions; photographs prior to conversion show casement and sash windows with cambered heads as well as C16-17 mullioned windows, though all windows are now mullioned. Site formally held as part of the Manor of Laleston by Margam Abbey and acquired by Sir Rice Mansel after Dissolution.

Listed:
Listed 11* as an important survival of a larger early post medieval house.

Reference:
Newman J, Glamorgan, Buildings of Wales, 1995, p 370.
RCAHM Wales, Glamorgan Inventory, vol IV part 1, The Greater Houses 1981 pp 187-191.

http://www.great-house-laleston.co.uk/