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Cowhouse at Court Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in New Inn, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7057 / 51°42'20"N

Longitude: -3.008 / 3°0'28"W

OS Eastings: 330439

OS Northings: 201252

OS Grid: SO304012

Mapcode National: GBR J5.3N33

Mapcode Global: VH79S.TD48

Entry Name: Cowhouse at Court Farm

Listing Date: 7 August 1997

Last Amended: 7 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18752

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 probably late C19 cowhouse conversion of an early C19 open-fronted implement shed which had itself been added to an existing farmyard. The earlier building being 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

Dressed stone with red brick infill; corrugated asbestos sheet roof. Long ten bay range which was originally openfronted, a cow house or an implement shed, possibly both, converted into a cow house when the openings were infilled. Stone posts with slight capitals. Two bays are narrower and contained arched doorways. The other eight bays have been infilled. Three have double lights at the top, two have arch headed windows, two have doors, and one is blind. From left, AD : D : AW : W : W : AW : AD : W : B : D. The rear elevation is blind.

Interior

Simple open roof of triangular sawn trusses and secondary rafters, all complete.

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 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 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 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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