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Upper Pentwyn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr), Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9031 / 51°54'11"N

Longitude: -2.9934 / 2°59'36"W

OS Eastings: 331749

OS Northings: 223195

OS Grid: SO317231

Mapcode National: GBR F6.QB3S

Mapcode Global: VH78V.2FCF

Entry Name: Upper Pentwyn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 January 1998

Last Amended: 29 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19277

Building Class: Domestic

Location: High on the mountain on the east side of Cwmyoy reached up a lane off the road from Pont Rhys Powell to Bwlch Trewyn.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)

Community: Crucorney

Locality: Llwygy

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A probably late C17 farmhouse built high on the mountain, given some Victorian improvement and abandoned c1965.

Exterior

Built at right angles to the hillside. Thin coursed pinkish grey sandstone rubble with corrugated asbestos roofs, some stone tiles survive on the rear slopes but these are largely overgrown by ivy. Single depth three unit one-and-a-half storey house with cross passage entry. The cross passage only remains open into the rear farmyard. The front elevation has three windows, from the left, a Victorian paired 3-pane sash under an elliptical head, a small C20 3-pane window built into the blocked doorway to the cross passage. To the right an original opening with drip over and modern window. Dormer with sloping roof over first room. Gable end stack to right, the position of the left hand stack is uncertain. Gable end to right has small window to inner room on ground floor and a garret window above, both with dripmoulds. The rear elevation is almost entirely masked with later lean-to extensions and ivy.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a C17 farmhouse which is little altered from its original state.

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