History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

New Forest Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Hay-on-Wye, Powys

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.0499 / 52°2'59"N

Longitude: -3.0983 / 3°5'53"W

OS Eastings: 324780

OS Northings: 239630

OS Grid: SO247396

Mapcode National: GBR F2.F23B

Mapcode Global: VH780.7QXW

Entry Name: New Forest Farm

Listing Date: 28 September 1961

Last Amended: 20 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6621

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house faces onto a lane from Cusop to Craswall, in an elevated position facing N.

County: Powys

Community: Llanigon

Community: Llanigon

Locality: New Forest

Built-Up Area: Hay-on-Wye

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Find accommodation in


The house dates from about the middle of the 18th century and had an unusual compact ground-plan. In C19 the lower stairs were boxed in from the cellar; the plan has also been altered in C20 by the removal of partitions defining small rooms at the back of the main ground-floor ones. The low build on the left contains the kitchen, with lower levels; its upper storey was always reached externally.


House, 2 storeys with cellar and attics, stone, hipped stone-slate & tiled roof. N symmetrical, 3 bays, windows stone flat-arches & C19 mullion & transom, casements, & dormers with boarded cheeks; door c.1900, 2 x 3 bevelled panels, C20 canopy on posts; end chimneys original. S: approx symmetrical but heavily rebuilt & 5 of 6 windows now under concrete lintels. Kitchen build 1 storey with loft, stone, stone-slate roof; N, much rebuilt, C19 plank door & C20 casement; S, C19 modern glazed door & window; E, original chimney with half-round oven projecting at rear under pitched slabs, 2 old timber-lintelled windows, plank door renewed C20 up stone steps curved around oven. C19 lean-to shed attached on N, stone, corrugated iron roof.


Original staircase to attics, square newels, good handrail & columnar balusters (partly missing), elm board dado. 3 6-panelled oak doors, 1 reset, C19 plank partition & door to cellar. One room now fitted modern oak panelling. Part of the rear room survives on W. Door to original kitchen, beaded oak planks. 1st floor: some original 4-panelled oak doors. Roof, collared trusses, 1 plain fireplace opening, 2 original oak-plank doors.

Reasons for Listing

This mid-18th century farmhouse is moderately well preserved with superior fittings and features of special interest.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farm Building to W of New Forest Farmhouse
    Closing the farmyard to west of the farmhouse and at right angles to the Cusop to Craswall lane by-road.
  • II* Llangwathan Farmhouse
    The house is situated off a narrow lane leading south from Cusop, over the Dulas Brook on a private track.
  • II Barn at Llangwathan
    Situated opposite and below Llangwathan Farmhouse.
  • II Pentre Higgin
    Cusop, County of Herefordshire, HR3
  • II Lime Kiln
    The former lime kiln stands close to the national boundary adjacent to the road on the outside of a bend.
  • II Upper Danyforest
    The farmhouse is situated on rising land south of Cusop, on the south side of a partly metalled track.
  • II Detached Kitchen at Cilonw Farm
    The building is situated in the farmyard at right-angles to the house and set back from the lane.
  • II The Old House
    The house stands in open countryside SE of Llanigon, set back from the track.

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.