Date listed 26/07/1963
Date amended 20/01/1998
Nat Grid ref 287 17978
On the main village thoroughfare a short distance south west of the Church of St David.
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 11* as an important survival of a larger early post medieval house.
Newman J, Glamorgan, Buildings of Wales, 1995, p 370.
RCAHM Wales, Glamorgan Inventory, vol IV part 1, The Greater Houses 1981 pp 187-191.