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Entrance gate and gatepiers at Court Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in New Inn, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7054 / 51°42'19"N

Longitude: -3.0082 / 3°0'29"W

OS Eastings: 330425

OS Northings: 201225

OS Grid: SO304012

Mapcode National: GBR J5.3N10

Mapcode Global: VH79S.TD0G

Entry Name: Entrance gate and gatepiers at Court Farm

Listing Date: 7 August 1997

Last Amended: 7 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18751

Building Class: Domestic

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

An early C19 gate to a smart farmyard. One of the improvements 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

Cast and wrought iron gate and gatepiers. Solid cast square section piers capped by neo-classical urns. The piers are surrounded in the form of a square by wrought posts and these support the wrought 7-bar gate with strainers from the corners to the centre of the top and bottom bars. Cast rosettes at the cross-overs and small vases on the side posts. Rising butts to allow it to open in both directions.

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 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 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 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 Small 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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