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Pentre Derwen

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7854 / 51°47'7"N

Longitude: -2.893 / 2°53'34"W

OS Eastings: 338496

OS Northings: 210016

OS Grid: SO384100

Mapcode National: GBR FB.YR0R

Mapcode Global: VH79G.SDY4

Entry Name: Pentre Derwen

Listing Date: 15 March 2000

Last Amended: 15 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23013

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in Greatoak village, set back from road on E side of T-junction.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Raglan

Community: Llanarth (Llan-arth)

Community: Llanarth

Locality: Greatoak

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Block of four Llanarth estate cottages built in 1914 to a design similar to designs used for contemporary housing in the new garden villages and garden suburbs. The influence of Arts and Crafts architects such as M.H. Baillie Scott can be seen.


Block of four estate cottages, whitewashed roughcast with red brick plinth, red plain-tile roof and 5 red brick chimneys. One and a half storeys, Arts and Crafts vernacular style. Symmetrical front, narrow centre entrance bay, projected slightly, steep-gabled with swept eaves, and 4-window range each side with eaves gable above. Small paned casements on wall-face: 3, 4, 4, 3-light to ground floor each side, two 2-light to broad plain gables above, the upper windows set slightly in of two 4-light windows below, and shorter 2-light to centre entrance gable, over date plaque, 'IH Pentre Derwen 1914'. Centre entry is plain round arch to open through passage. End walls have 2 2-light windows to first floor. Rear has 3 gables each with 2 2-light windows, centre arch to through passage, and 4 doors separated by 2 single storey outbuildings at right angles with red brick end stacks. Outbuildings are shared back-to-back between two houses each and have 2-light window, 2 doors and a single light.


Not available for inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unusual row of early C20 estate houses in the Arts and Crafts tradition.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Telephone Call-box (01291 690495)
    Set in Greatoak village, on E side of road S of Pentre Derwen, 1914 block of estate houses.
  • II 9 Great Oak
    At the north end of the hamlet, in the SW angle of the junction of the lane leading N-S through the hamlet with the lane that skirts the south side of the Llanarth parkland.
  • II Plas yr Haul
    Situated in Greatoak village, on W side of road, opposite GPO telephone box.
  • II Gweckery Farmhouse
    The farm is on the west side of the hamlet of Great Oak, on the south-east side of the lane that skirts the Llanarth parkland. The house is alongside its farm-buildings, its garden enclosed to the fro
  • II* Llanarth Court
    Situated in landscaped park SE of Llanarth, entered by driveway under lodge at Pit 1 km SSW of Llanarth.
  • II* Roman Catholic Church of St Mary and St Michael
    Situated immediately N of Llanarth Court, between the mansion and the former stable block.
  • II Plas Hendy
    Situated some 300m N of Bryngwyn church, on right side of lane.
  • II Cross outside RC Church, Llanarth Court
    Situated immediately N of the RC church at Llanarth Court.

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