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Derwen Deg

A Grade II Listed Building in Govilon, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8167 / 51°48'59"N

Longitude: -3.0668 / 3°4'0"W

OS Eastings: 326558

OS Northings: 213652

OS Grid: SO265136

Mapcode National: GBR F3.WPX9

Mapcode Global: VH795.SLKQ

Entry Name: Derwen Deg

Listing Date: 15 March 1996

Last Amended: 15 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17252

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set in the slope on the southern side of Govilon, facing a lane off Station Road and sited below the line of the former railway. Set back behind rubble front wall.

County: Monmouthshire

Community: Llanfoist Fawr (Llan-ffwyst Fawr)

Community: Llanfoist Fawr

Locality: Govilon

Built-Up Area: Govilon

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Said to have C17 origins but a late-Georgian remodelling gives the house its present overall external character.

Exterior

Pebbledashed, symmetrical, 2-storey, 3-window front with slate roof and gable end chimney to left, that to right has been removed; modern skylights. 16-pane sash windows with decorative cement keystones and surrounds. Central 4-panelled door, the upper two panes of which are glazed, is set within a simple open porch with cast-iron columns. 1-window to gable end.

Interior

Not accessible at time of inspection (August 1995).

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the special interest as one of the older houses in Govilon with well-preserved historic character.

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  • II Barn to S of Derwen Deg
    Immediately uphill from Derwen Deg to which it is linked by the attached rubble boundary wall. Derwen Deg is on the southern side of Govilon below the line of the former railway.
  • II Govilon Bridge (Canal Bridge no 98)
    Carrying the village road over the canal to west of Llanwenarth Baptist Chapel.
  • II Chapel Cottages No 3
    Situated on the edge of the burial ground to Llanwenarth Baptist Church and immediately north of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Set back behind low rubble forecourt walls including dividing wall
  • II Chapel Cottages No 2
    Situated on the edge of the burial ground to Llanwenarth Baptist Church and immediately north of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Set back behind low rubble forecourt walls including dividing wall
  • II Chapel Cottages No 1
    Situated on the edge of the burial ground to Llanwenarth Baptist Church and immediately north of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Set back behind low rubble forecourt walls including dividing wall
  • II* Llanwenarth Baptist Church
    Situated near the centre of Govilon in a large burial ground immediately north of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.
  • II Embanked Aqueduct SW of Govilon ( including Wall & Gate-piers to W )
    Carries the canal around the steep hillside and over the stream down from Cwm Llanwenarth. Immediately south-west of and high above Govilon. To south of aqueduct over road from Govilon to Twyn Allws.
  • II Canal Drain to W of embanked Aqueduct
    Immediately to west of the aqueduct that carries the canal around the steep hillside and over a stream high above the village of Govilon.

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