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Barn at NGR 32936 22001

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

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Latitude: 51.8742 / 51°52'26"N

Longitude: -3.0273 / 3°1'38"W

OS Eastings: 329369

OS Northings: 220008

OS Grid: SO293200

Mapcode National: GBR F5.S1PG

Mapcode Global: VH790.G5X3

Entry Name: Barn at NGR 32936 22001

Listing Date: 29 January 1998

Last Amended: 29 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19283

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Up the track leading to Upper Bettws Farm off the road between Bettws and Forest Coal Pit.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)

Community: Crucorney

Locality: Bettws

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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A roadside barn dated 1831 and inscribed with name of the builder.


Squared grey sandstone rubble with carefully cut quoins, metal sheeting roof of low pitch showing that it was originally Welsh slate. Barn lengthways to road with central timber cart doors, the flanking walls have two tiers of slit vents. The left gable has a taking-in door to the hayloft with slit vents below showing that there was a tallet within. The right hand gable has two tiers of slit vents. In the apex of this gable is an inscribed stone 'This building erected by John Morgan Esq. MDCCCXXXI'. The rear elevation was not seen at resurvey (May 1997).


Interior not available at the time of resurvey (May 1997).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a rare example of a dated early/mid C19 barn.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Salem Presbyterian Chapel, with attached stable
    In the centre of the Forest Coalpit settlement about 4km west of Llanvihangel Crucorney.
  • II Bettws Chapel
    In the centre of Bettws village.
  • II Pwll-y-hwyaid Farmhouse.
    On the roadside about 200m west of the Forest Coal Pit crossroads.
  • II Pontyspig Farmhouse
    On the boundary between Monmouthshire and Powys about 300m from Forest Coal Pit.
  • II Pontyspig Cottage
    Immediately adjacent to Pontyspig on the river boundary with Powys.
  • II Pont Yspig
    Crossing the Grwyne Fawr on a minor road between Partrishow and Llanfihangel Crucorney, approximately 1.4km SSE of Partrishow church. Partly in Crucorney Community
  • II Barn at The Pant
    About 30m south west of The Pant.
  • II The Pant
    About 1km north of Forest Coal Pit up the mountain road from the cross-roads at Pont-yspig.

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