St John's House, Bridgend

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"Visitors with a disability can be dropped off at the House. Access for the disabled is limited. The ground floor is accessed via a high step to the front of the building. The steep spiral staircases to the first floor do not have handrails and are difficult to negotiate. Doorways are low. Floors are uneven in places."

Brief description

"A Grade II* listed building, St John’s House is the oldest habitable dwelling of its type in the town of Bridgend, built circa 1511, with later 16th and 17th Century alterations. In style and plan it belongs to a class of building called a hearth-passage house: the main hall fireplace and chimney back on to a central passage which divides the house into two units. Access to the upper floors is by stone spiral mural staircases."


St John's House Trust

St John’s House

Newcastle Hill

Bridgend CF31 4EY






"St John’s House is situated towards the lower end of Newcastle Hill. The bus station is in the town centre approx. 500yds away. The train station is approx. ½ mile away.

There is resident only access to Newcastle Hill. Cars should be parked on West Road or in the nearby town centre car parks at The Rhiw or The Old Embassy site."

Opening Times

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In Bridgend

Travel Information

For further travel information in Wales please see:

Or call Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 0000