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Barn and byre range at Pen-y-groes 3

A Grade II Listed Building in Crumlin, Caerphilly

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Latitude: 51.6753 / 51°40'31"N

Longitude: -3.1639 / 3°9'50"W

OS Eastings: 319615

OS Northings: 198032

OS Grid: ST196980

Mapcode National: GBR HY.5QVS

Mapcode Global: VH6DG.35Q1

Entry Name: Barn and byre range at Pen-y-groes 3

Listing Date: 29 January 1999

Last Amended: 29 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21266

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Parallel and close to the rear of the farmhouse.

County: Caerphilly

Community: Crumlin (Crymlyn)

Community: Crumlin

Locality: Croespenmaen

Built-Up Area: Blackwood

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Probably C17-18. Buttress was added to shore up uneven structure in C20.


Small rectangular farm range of limewashed stone rubble with stone tile roof and overhanging eaves. Large doorway to left under timber lintel, narrower doorway to right blocked and replaced by later cambered-headed doorway at end right; small triangular ventilator in gable end. Buttressed to left of main doorway.


Cowshed to right with hayloft over. Barn unit to left is open to roof which has pegged A-frame trusses and 3 rows of trenched purlins; flag floor.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an example of a small rural barn retaining much of its original character and for group value with the farmhouse.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pentref-y-Groes
    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.
  • II Penrhiwlas
    In the hilltop hamlet of Croespenmaen on the E side of the old lane which leads down into Crumlin.
  • II Former Barn at Croespenmaen
    In the hilltop community of Croespenmaen just S of the crossroads with the A 4251.
  • II Cyncoed Farm Cottage
    On the hillside, the E slope of Cwm Philkins, reached by a lane leading S from Oakdale village and a short farm track.
  • II Pentwyn-isaf
    On the hillside on the W slope of Cwm Dows, in NW part of the community, reached by a farm track from Field's Park Road,
  • II The Oakdale Public House
    In the centre of Oakdale village, fronting the green on the SE side.
  • II Crumlin Old Farmhouse and abutting barn
    Situated on the N slope of Cwm Kendon between Crumlin and Croespenmaen and reached by a long track from the Trinant road.
  • II Oakdale Hospital
    Set back from the main thoroughfare, on corner with Pen Rhiw Avenue. Stands on terrace with stone with steps to the three front entrances.

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