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Small Barn at Court Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in New Inn, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7058 / 51°42'20"N

Longitude: -3.0082 / 3°0'29"W

OS Eastings: 330429

OS Northings: 201265

OS Grid: SO304012

Mapcode National: GBR J5.3N1Z

Mapcode Global: VH79S.TD15

Entry Name: Small Barn at Court Farm

Listing Date: 7 August 1997

Last Amended: 7 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18748

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Immediately on the north side of the junction of Usk Road and the A4042 and approached by a drive beside The Horse and Jockey P.H.

County: Torfaen

Town: Pontypool

Community: New Inn

Community: New Inn

Locality: Llanvihangel Pontymoel

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A small C17 corn barn built next to the original farmhouse, and soon actually joined onto it by the extension of the house. This remained largely unaltered but was relegated to being a secondary barn following the purchase of the farm by the Pontypool Park estate in the early C19 during the ownership of Capel Hanbury Leigh (1795-1861).

Exterior

Rectangular barn of whitewashed rubble stone with a corrugated metal sheet roof (previous list records pantiles). The long walls have three slit vents on either side of the opposed doors, the gable walls have three with one above in the gable; the west gable has two of the lower ones obscured by the scullery outshut, while the north wall has two obscured by a lean-to brick shed.

Interior

Four hewn triangular trusses and secondary rafters largely complete, but with some additional strengthening members. Rear splays to the ventilation slits.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Court Farmhouse and the other listed buildings at this especially well preserved farm.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Court Farmhouse
    Immediately on the north side of the junction of Usk Road and the A4042 and approached by a drive beside The Horse and Jockey P.H.
  • II Cowhouse at Court Farm
    Immediately on the north side of the junction of Usk Road and the A4042 and approached by a drive beside The Horse and Jockey P.H.
  • II Entrance gate and gatepiers at Court Farm
    Immediately on the north side of the junction of Usk Road and the A4042 and approached by a drive beside The Horse and Jockey P.H.
  • II Large Barn at Court Farm
    Immediately on the north side of the junction of Usk Road and the A4042 and approached by a drive beside The Horse and Jockey P.H.
  • II The Horse and Jockey P H
    About 250m west of the junction with the A4042 on the north side of New Inn and about 50 m east of the Church of St. Michael and All Angels.
  • II* Church of St Michael and All Angels
    About 300m west of the junction with the A4042 on the north side of New Inn.
  • II Altar tomb in the churchyard of St Michael and All Angels
    In the churchyard, about 20m west of the west door.
  • II Barn at Ty-poeth Farm
    On the west bank of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal about 500m north of the Usk Road at Bridge 54, and immediately to the east of Ty-poeth Farmhouse.

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