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Former External Kitchen at Cwm Bwchel Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr), Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.9404 / 51°56'25"N

Longitude: -3.0435 / 3°2'36"W

OS Eastings: 328361

OS Northings: 227394

OS Grid: SO283273

Mapcode National: GBR F4.MX9W

Mapcode Global: VH78M.6HCB

Plus Code: 9C3RWXR4+5H

Entry Name: Former External Kitchen at Cwm Bwchel Farm

Listing Date: 7 August 1995

Last Amended: 29 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16279

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Opposite farmhouse, set back from adjacent stable range.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)

Community: Crucorney

Locality: Llanthony

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Late C16/early C17, former external kitchen. The kitchen was last refurbished in the C19 and the chimney appears to have been rebuilt then. It seems likely that this kitchen was added to the medieval house at a period well before the upgrading of the house itself in 1694.


Roughly squared thin coursed local sandstone rubble with corrugated sheet metal roof covering. Single-storey, single cell building. stone chimney with cornice to right gable. To left a doorway with stone slated canopy over; small window to right of door. 5-light oak diamond mullioned window to rear, window in left gable apex. The right gable has an attached stone C19 privy. The left corner is attached to the rear of the Stable (qv).


The interior is open to the roof which is a principal rafter roof with two tiers of trenched purlins, most of the subsidiary timbers are gone. Fox and Raglan record a fireplace, boiler and oven at the west end, but it was not possible to say more than they still seem to be there at resurvey (May 1997).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as rare and well preserved example of this early building type. Group value with adjacent farm buildings.

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