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Latitude: 51.6754 / 51°40'31"N
Longitude: -3.1641 / 3°9'50"W
OS Eastings: 319605
OS Northings: 198041
OS Grid: ST196980
Mapcode National: GBR HY.5QTN
Mapcode Global: VH6DG.35N0
Entry Name: Pentref-y-Groes
Listing Date: 29 January 1999
Last Amended: 29 January 1999
Source ID: 21265
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The most westerly of a group of 3 former farmsteads joined by a track on the hillside above Cwm Dows S of Croespenmaen, now bordered by an industrial estate and reached via a track skirting this.
Community: Crumlin (Crymlyn)
Built-Up Area: Blackwood
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Probably early C17. Originally the living unit was on the uphill side and the byre downhill, probably separated by a cross passage, the former later extending into the latter. Further extended probably C19 and some alterations made 1920s.
Small farmhouse of limewashed stone rubble with replaced tile roof with skylights and replaced ridge stacks; former lower byre range with later unit, possibly a stable, now incorporated into house. 2 storeys. Front entrance is masked by later lean-to but has a wide doorway with deep timber lintel; two original window openings with stone sills to left, one to stairs, large inserted window to right. To rear is a lean-to porch outshut to cross passage doorway; similar windows to rear right under hoods.; former granary steps to end unit left.
Interior retains the main room with chamfered and stopped beams and close set chamfered and stopped joists, open fireplace, winding staircase beside, and a fine post and panel screen with 4-centred arched openings to each side; arched doorway also to former cross passage.
Listed primarily for the rare survival almost intact of its main room with fine timberwork. Group value with the nearby barn.
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