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Cwm Celyn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfoist Fawr (Llan-ffwyst Fawr), Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.778 / 51°46'40"N

Longitude: -3.0191 / 3°1'8"W

OS Eastings: 329789

OS Northings: 209311

OS Grid: SO297093

Mapcode National: GBR F5.Z3S0

Mapcode Global: VH79D.MK9T

Plus Code: 9C3RQXHJ+69

Entry Name: Cwm Celyn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1996

Last Amended: 15 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17649

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the north side of a by-lane reached off the A 4042 and over the canal. The farmhouse is set above and at right angles to the farmyard.

County: Monmouthshire

Community: Llanfoist Fawr (Llan-ffwyst Fawr)

Community: Llanfoist Fawr

Locality: Llanover

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History: Late C16/early C17 farmhouse with C19 and modern alterations.

Exterior: Single-storey and attic colourwashed rubble farmhouse with slate roof and gable-end chimney to downhill end. Gabled dormers and modern porch. Horned small-pane sash to left of boarded door with glazed panel and small-pane casement to right; cambered brick arched heads. Single-storey service range set back to left with brick chimney and casements under timber lintels; originally a window flanked by two doors (one remaining). Rubble wall divides house from farmyard.

Interior: Not accessible at time of inspection (Autumn 1995) but recorded by Fox and Raglan and the RCAHMW as retaining a stud and panel partition to the hall, a 'Tudor' doorhead and Wern Hir stop-chamfered beams.

Listed for its special interest a small sub-medieval farmhouse with surviving historic detail.

Reference: Sir C Fox & Lord Raglan, Monmouthshire Houses, Part II, p.116, (2nd edition 1994).

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