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Old Tan House

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.914 / 51°54'50"N

Longitude: -2.8648 / 2°51'53"W

OS Eastings: 340612

OS Northings: 224299

OS Grid: SO406242

Mapcode National: GBR FD.PL01

Mapcode Global: VH78X.95C1

Entry Name: Old Tan House

Listing Date: 19 October 2000

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24144

Location: Prominently sited on the SE approach to Grosmont village, approximately 100m E of St Nicholas's Church.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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C19 double-fronted house, though the projecting chimney stack suggests earlier origins.


C19 double-fronted house. Red sandstone rubble with some ashlar dressings, hipped slate roof and rendered stone stacks. Two storey symmetrical front with projecting gable chimneys. Hornless sash windows; window-heads have slightly cambered arches of stone voussoirs, thin stone sills. First floor has centre 12-pane sash flanked by 16-pane sashes on each side. Ground floor has centre entrance doorway with semi-circular voussoired arch, glazed overlight and 6-panel door, flanked on each side by 24-pane hornless sashes. S elevation is rendered with C20 glazed doors on ground floor and a 16-pane sash on the first floor.


Not available for inspection at time of resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved C19 house, with its important group value.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Athelstan
    70m NE of the Church of St Nicholas, Grosmont. The front is bounded by a narrow forecourt enclosed by decorative iron railings.
  • II Alma House including Railed Forecourt
    In Grosmont village about 50m E of the Church of St Nicholas.
  • II Woodview
    At the roadside, approximately 50m N of St Nicholas's Church, next the lane leading to Grosmont Castle.
  • II Coach House at The Post Office
    Some 40m N of the Church of St Nicholas, to E of the entrance gates to churchyard.
  • II Gatepiers to St Nicholas's Churchyard
    At the boundary of a gently sloping churchyard, some 120m N of the transept of the Church of St Nicholas.
  • II Castle House
    At the roadside, approximately 50m N of St Nicholas's Church, beside the lane leading to Grosmont Castle.
  • I Church of St Nicholas
    In the centre of Grosmont in a large, gently sloping churchyard which contains a range of well-preserved memorials and chest tombs.
  • II Post Office
    In the centre of Grosmont, some 40m N of St Nicholas's Church. Shop and adjoining house are to S of road.

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