Cardiff Hall Great House

Parish: St. Ann

The Cardiff Hall Great House is located off the main road to Runaway Bay, St. Ann. The Blagrove family owned Cardiff Hall from 1655 to 1950 and it is perhaps the only property in Jamaica which has been handed down in the same family for so many years. The present Cardiff Hall Great House was built in 1789 by John Forsythe, the Scot Architect. He apparently rebuilt the house that had been erected by slave labour. The house possesses a renaissance character and has always been noted as an outstanding residence by visitors and writers.

Cardiff Hall Great House is a private property.



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