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Barn at Fairoak Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintern, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.6925 / 51°41'32"N

Longitude: -2.7058 / 2°42'20"W

OS Eastings: 351308

OS Northings: 199538

OS Grid: ST513995

Mapcode National: GBR JL.4D38

Mapcode Global: VH87F.1QWF

Entry Name: Barn at Fairoak Farm

Listing Date: 29 September 2000

Last Amended: 29 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24040

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated about 2000m west of Tintern Abbey at the junction of the road to St Arvans with the road to The Cot.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Tintern (Tyndyrn)

Community: Tintern

Locality: St Arvans

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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A probably C18 barn in almost unaltered condition.


The barn is constructed of red sandstone rubble with a part Welsh slate roof (the other part is artificial), the bottom three courses to E slope are in stone slates. Large rectangular threshing barn with a gabled porch on the south side. Tall plank doors with a bargeboarded gable. This is flanked by later lean-to's with corrugated asbestos roofs. The wing to the left extends into a two storey section with C20 door below and two 2-light windows above to the granary. The north elevation is similar but without the porch, several plain openings and more plank doors to the threshing floor. The gable ends have slit vents.


Threshing floor retains some original paving. Five bay roof with principal rafters with collars and ties, two tiers of purlins, ridge piece and secondary rafters all complete.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a large regional barn of probably C18 date in almost unaltered condition.

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