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Church Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Raglan, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7454 / 51°44'43"N

Longitude: -2.7876 / 2°47'15"W

OS Eastings: 345718

OS Northings: 205487

OS Grid: SO457054

Mapcode National: GBR JG.19HL

Mapcode Global: VH79Q.MDN9

Plus Code: 9C3VP6W6+5X

Entry Name: Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 November 1953

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2096

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at right angles to the road through Llangoven and on the opposite side of the road from the parish church of St Govan.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Raglan (Rhaglan)

Community: Raglan

Locality: Llangoven

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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C16 farmhouse extended c1600. Originally two-room plan with attic, said by Fox & Raglan to have been extended by addition of a cross passage and third room. A detached outside kitchen also of c1600 is now part of the outbuilding separately listed).


Farmhouse, whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof and red brick rebuilt stacks to ridge and W end. Original house to right of ridge stack. Two storeys and loft. N front has first floor triple casement to left and tiny loop and casement pair to right. Ground floor casement pair and oak Tudor-arched door in rectangular frame to left, triple casement and casement pair right. Stone sills. W end wall has first floor casement pair with brick head and small loft light.
Rear S has stone wall-face stack to added right section. Two first floor casement pairs to older part to left, and one longer casement pair right. Ground floor right has chamfered stone four-centred arched doorway with ogee stops. Two casement pair windows to left. The photograph in Fox & Raglan shows the older windows, triple casement to first floor right, and ground floor left of centre, door in pent-roofed porch.


Plan in Fox & Raglan shows stair by the fireplace in the original part and oak-frame to original end door, now into added cross-passage. In added third room a door with shaped head to centre of a post-and-panel screen, and beams with stepped hollow stops to chamfers. Fireplace on S side wall. Roof trusses in original part said to have queen posts. Notched collar-trusses to roof of addition. Interior not available at the time of inspection (December 1999).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a C16 farmhouse extended c1600 with surviving features including 2 Tudor-arched external doorways. Of group value with the outbuilding behind, the former outside kitchen.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Outbuilding to S of Church Farmhouse
    Situated alongside the road through Llangoven, S of Church Farmhouse and E of the parish church.
  • II Robert Vaux monument in St Govan's churchyard
    Situated some 5m N of the NE corner of the nave of St Govan's church.
  • II* Church of St Govan
    Situated in isolated site above Church Farm, about 2.5 km s of Penyclawdd church on minor lane to Llanishen.
  • II Cross in St Govan's churchyard
    Prominently sited in the elevated churchyard of St Govan's church, to the S side of the church some 10m SE of the porch.
  • II Stable at Court St Lawrence
    Approached by a private drive of 0.5km entered from near the turning to Llangoven from the Pen-y-clawdd road. the stable block is located adjacent to the drive and opposite the entrance to the courtya
  • II Court St Lawrence
    Approached by a private drive of 0.5 km entered from near the turning to Llangoven off the Pen-y-clawdd road.
  • II* Tregeiriog Farmhouse
    Situated on a sloping site beside the by-road, approx. 2km north west of Llanishen and 1.5km south of Llangoven. The house is set back behind a front garden with the former farmyard uphill to the wes
  • II* Old Trecastle Farmhouse
    Approached by a drive of some 300m, running W from road some 800m S of church at Penyclawdd.

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