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About Danescourt

Danescourt is a large estate to the north west of Cardiff, in the electoral ward of Llandaff.

Danescourt was one of the largest private housing estates in Europe when it was built.
Building started in the mid 1970s and continued until the early 1990s.

This web site is maintained by the Danescourt Community Association to provide information useful to those living on the estate or who are thinking of moving here

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Many of the streets on the estate have names linked to the history of the immediate area, for example Mathew Walk is named after the family that owned Radyr Court from the 15th to 17th Centuries and Rachel Close is named after "Rachel of the Chain". The chain was the toll barrier at the junction of Llantrisant Road and Waterhall Road and Rachel was one of the most famous toll collectors.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 March 2016 21:29

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