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Barn at Pen-y-dre Farm

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8778 / 51°52'40"N

Longitude: -2.9833 / 2°58'59"W

OS Eastings: 332407

OS Northings: 220374

OS Grid: SO324203

Mapcode National: GBR F7.RSQJ

Mapcode Global: VH791.72P9

Entry Name: Barn at Pen-y-dre Farm

Listing Date: 29 January 1998

Last Amended: 29 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19282

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: In Llanvihangel Crucorney village about 100m south east of the church of St Michael.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)

Community: Crucorney

Locality: Llanvihangel Crucorney

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A C17 century corn barn with high quality timber framing in very good condition.

Exterior

Coursed red sandstone rubble with Welsh slate roof. The south gable is all stone, the other three walls are stone to a height of about 2m and then with two tiers of timber framed panels which are hidden by close boarding. This and the slate roof are probably late C19/earlyC20 changes. Central opposed doors. The stone gable has two tiers of slit vents and an owl hole at the gable apex.

Interior

Five bay barn with Queen strut trusses. Heavy timber framing with chamfered main posts bracketted to the wall plate and the tie beam. Three tiers of trenched purlins and ridge piece, all these are original. An unusual feature is the diagonal framing in the apex of the north gable.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a C17 corn barn in a prominent roadside position at the entrance to the village.

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