History in Structure

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

Beast shelter at Ty-gwyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypool, Torfaen

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: 51.7135 / 51°42'48"N

Longitude: -3.0527 / 3°3'9"W

OS Eastings: 327363

OS Northings: 202163

OS Grid: SO273021

Mapcode National: GBR J3.38TK

Mapcode Global: VH79S.16H8

Plus Code: 9C3RPW7W+9W

Entry Name: Beast shelter at Ty-gwyn

Listing Date: 29 May 1997

Last Amended: 29 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18456

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: 80m north west of Ty-Gwyn on the other side of Hospital Road.

County: Torfaen

Town: Pontypool

Community: Trevethin (Trefddyn)

Community: Trevethin

Locality: Pontnewynydd

Built-Up Area: Pontypool

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

Find accommodation in


A small early C19 Beast-house; contempory with the stable.


Small early C19 beast house standing in open field, set end on to the slope. White-washed limestone rubble with corrugated metal roofing. Rectangular single cell plan with central doorway on the south wall, quite wide with a stilted arch head. Gable ends with ventilators in the gable. Rear wall blind.


Interior not available for inspection at time of resurvey (October 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the Ty-gwyn farmhouse and the stable.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

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.