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Old Turnpike Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanvaches, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6169 / 51°37'0"N

Longitude: -2.8268 / 2°49'36"W

OS Eastings: 342849

OS Northings: 191220

OS Grid: ST428912

Mapcode National: GBR JD.9CNM

Mapcode Global: VH7B8.YMFB

Plus Code: 9C3VJ58F+Q7

Entry Name: Old Turnpike Cottage

Listing Date: 1 March 1963

Last Amended: 19 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2925

Building Class: Transport

Location: Prominently located at road junction of Pike Road and the lane leading NE from the A48 to the village of Llanvaches.

County: Newport

Community: Llanvaches (Llanfaches)

Community: Llanvaches

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Exterior

Early C19 two storey cottage, formerly a turnpike house with Picturesque Gothick treatment to the front. White painted, rendered elevations, slated, hipped roof with wide overhanging eaves and brick chimney stack at junction of the hipped and ridged roof on the E side. Projecting two storey range to S elevation, breaking forward of the adjoining terrace, comprising a two storey, canted bay beneath hipped slated roof. Single lancets, one per floor on each splayed face, with timber two-centred doorway set in S face. Blank rendered wall above the pointed doorway would formerly have carried a noticeboard advertising the toll charges. Two small square-headed timber casements to W elevation. To rear, lean-to and later flat roofed extension with small casement to first floor.

Interior

Not available for inspection at time of resurvey ( July 1995).

Reasons for Listing

Included notwithstanding modern alterations as a surviving example of an early C19 toll cottage.

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