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Pigsty at Wern Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in New Inn, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.7115 / 51°42'41"N

Longitude: -3.0138 / 3°0'49"W

OS Eastings: 330052

OS Northings: 201907

OS Grid: SO300019

Mapcode National: GBR J5.36MP

Mapcode Global: VH79S.Q73S

Plus Code: 9C3RPX6P+JF

Entry Name: Pigsty at Wern Farm

Listing Date: 7 August 1997

Last Amended: 7 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18743

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: About 20m west of Wern Farmhouse.

County: Torfaen

Town: Pontypool

Community: New Inn

Community: New Inn

Locality: Llanvihangel Pontymoel

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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This building most probably dates from the refurbishment of Wern Farm in c1830-40 following its purchase by the Pontypool Park estate during the ownership of Capel Hanbury Leigh.


Whitewashed rubble stone with stone slate roof with ridge tiles. Three sties in line with small enclosed yards, and attached shed. Four doorways and otherwise no openings. A complete example of an early/mid C19 pigsty.


Interiors not inspected at the time of resurvey (December 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of an estate farm pigsty and for its significant group value with Wern Farmhouse.

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