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Barn to SW of Penhow Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Penhow, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.613 / 51°36'46"N

Longitude: -2.8341 / 2°50'2"W

OS Eastings: 342342

OS Northings: 190791

OS Grid: ST423907

Mapcode National: GBR JD.9PT9

Mapcode Global: VH7B8.TQLC

Plus Code: 9C3VJ578+59

Entry Name: Barn to SW of Penhow Castle

Listing Date: 24 February 1976

Last Amended: 19 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3056

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Part of a "U" shaped farmyard group together with the "L"shaped range, located to the N side of the driveway leading to Penhow Castle from A48, Newport/Chepstow Road.

County: Newport

Community: Penhow (Pen-hw)

Community: Penhow

Locality: Penhow Castle

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Exterior

Substantial C17, 7 bay barn with steeply pitched pantiled gabled roof and elevations of local rubblestone with traces of limewashing. Single storey lean-to to S elevation and open-sided gabled cartshed attached to W end. Cut into bankside at E end. S elevation has substantial rubble buttress at W end and paired ventilation slots on bays 1 and 2 at W end. Third bay has full height opening with modern sliding doors. C19 lean-to obscures remaining 4 bays to E, open on W side with two former doorways with redbrick dressings, now blocked. Large rectangular opening set high up on E gable with heavy timber frame and shutter. N elevation obscured by large portal framed barn. Internally it retains original C17 pegged and trussed oak roof structure, without collars, with three purlins and ridge beam with struts between ties and principal rafters. Flagged threshing floor to third bay. Formerly external doorway within lean-to in bay 5.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Penhow Castle and its associated listed farm buildings.

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  • II Parish Church of St John the Baptist
    Located immediately to the SE of Penhow Castle, reached via a long track leading S from the A48, enclosed by a low rubble wall.
  • II* Penhow Castle
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  • II Stable Block to far SW of Penhow Castle
    The middle range of a group of farm buildings located at the W corner of the driveway leading to Penhow Castle, enclosing a cobbled yard on E side with low rubble wall with cock and hen coping.
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