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Church House

A Grade II Listed Building in Beaufort, Blaenau Gwent

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Latitude: 51.7884 / 51°47'18"N

Longitude: -3.2038 / 3°12'13"W

OS Eastings: 317064

OS Northings: 210656

OS Grid: SO170106

Mapcode National: GBR YX.YKY8

Mapcode Global: VH6CV.F94V

Entry Name: Church House

Listing Date: 30 July 1999

Last Amended: 30 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22135

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set above small walled garden on E side of main road, between Swn-y-Gan and High Trees.

County: Blaenau Gwent

Community: Badminton

Community: Beaufort

Locality: Newchurch

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Early/mid C19, possibly contemporary with the demolished St. John’s Church, which stood immediately upslope of the house to the SE. The church was built in 1842 under the patronage of Crawshay Bailey and Co. for families working at the ironworks.


Symmetrical facade of three bays and two storeys. Construction of local coursed ashlar blocks. Slate roof. Gable chimneys of ashlar. Central round-arched doorway with radiating fanlight and C20 door. Ground floor 6/6-pane sashes; 3/6 pane sashes to first floor. Windows have flat heads with ashlar voussoirs.


Not inspected at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-designed and constructed early C19 house, its character well-preserved.

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