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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
Source ID: 23013
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated in Greatoak village, set back from road on E side of T-junction.
Community: Llanarth (Llan-arth)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
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.
Included as an unusual row of early C20 estate houses in the Arts and Crafts tradition.
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