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Latitude: 51.8175 / 51°49'3"N
Longitude: -2.9179 / 2°55'4"W
OS Eastings: 336823
OS Northings: 213607
OS Grid: SO368136
Mapcode National: GBR F9.WQTT
Mapcode Global: VH798.CLR1
Entry Name: Middle Ton
Listing Date: 15 March 2000
Last Amended: 15 March 2000
Source ID: 22990
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated at lower end of track running S from point just E of church, just N of Lower Ton Farm.
Community: Llanarth (Llan-arth)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Late C16 to early C17 farmhouse, altered in C20, in poor condition 1999. It appears to be a S range with cross passage behind fireplace, and N wing added at right angles in C17. Mentioned as tenement in will of William Parry who sold it to the Rev. William Frampton of Llanfair Cilgeddin. Marked on 1838 tithe map as owned by Robert Hughes of Coed Morgan, occupied by Thomas Skipp, with 63 acres (25.5 hectares). Sold to Richard Woodward, then owned by his son W.D. Woodward of Red Barn, who sold it to George Davies of Lower Ton in early C20.
Farmhouse, rubble stone with slate roofs, L-plan with brick chimney on stone base at N end of main range and ridge of wing. Entry is from lean-to on W side of main range. E side has irregular fenestration, first floor right 4-light recessed chamfered late C16 or early C17 4-light oak mullion window with C20 glazing. Small single casement first floor left, groundfloor further left has timber cross-window with timber lintel, straight joint roughly centre and large C20 window ground floor right. Roofless stone lean-to on N end wall, continuous stonework, blocked opening within to right. W front has earlier C20 lean-to with asbestos sheet roofing to ground floor and first floor large C20 window right of centre, small C20 window left. Rendered wall.
SW wing has N side small window above C20 larger window. Rubble stone gable end has small first floor 4-pane sash.
S side of wing is rubble stone with some red brick at upper SW corner, red brick jambs to large C20 first floor centre window and old oak lintel and stone sill to C20 window ground floor left. To right, rubble stone gable end of main range has gable rebuilt in red brick, first floor broad, short 6-pane sash with cemented lintel and ground floor C17 oak doorway to left with chamfered jambs and depressed arched head. Door is inset in square headed opening with cemented lintel. and chamfered jambs.
Barn at SE corner, rubble stone and slate roof, has N side lean-to each end and blocked door left of centre. S side window, door and double door with red brick heads.
Not Inspected at time of Survey.
Listed as a C16-C17 farmhouse, which despite alterations to most windows, retains unusual two-phase plan, and early detail including mullion window and interior timberwork.
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