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Stable at Great Tresenny

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.912 / 51°54'43"N

Longitude: -2.8685 / 2°52'6"W

OS Eastings: 340354

OS Northings: 224072

OS Grid: SO403240

Mapcode National: GBR FC.PR2Z

Mapcode Global: VH78X.76DM

Entry Name: Stable at Great Tresenny

Listing Date: 19 October 2000

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24146

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The stable block is attached to the S gable of Great Tresenny farmhouse. The farm lies about 300m S of Grosmont village on the E side of the minor road leading S from Grosmont to Hoaldalbert.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Locality: Tresenny

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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An early C18 stable block, probably built for Thomas Parry of Great Tresenny c1722 at the same time as the adjoining barn.


Two storey range. Rubble stone with slate roof. Symmetrical W front faces farmyard. Pair of centre doorways and square-shaped windows to left and right. Openings have segmental arched heads and stone voussoirs. Doors are boarded and in two halves (door to right has attached C20 corrugated metal sheet). Windows are 2-light mullions (window to right lacks centre mullion). Loft of stable extends beyond gable into roof of adjoining barn. Below, on ground floor is a passageway between stable and barn which contains (in gable of stable) a square window with boarded shutter.


At the date of resurvey, the left stable had been converted into a cowhouse, but a wooden manger survived in the stable to right.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved C18 stable, having group value with the farmhouse and listed barn at Great Tresenny.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn at Great Tresenny
    Part of a range of farm buildings to S of the farmhouse. The farm lies about 300m S of Grosmont on the E side of the minor road that leads from Grosmont to Hoaldalbert.
  • II* Great Tresenny Farmhouse also known as Upper Tresenny
    About 300m S of Grosmont village on the E side of the minor road from Grosmont to Hoaldalbert.
  • 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* Town Farm
    Some 50m NW of Church of St Nicholas in the centre of Grosmont village, on S side of the minor road leading to Great Tresenny.
  • II Cross in St Nicholas's Churchyard
    In gently sloping churchyard, some 100m N of porch of St Nicholas's Church.
  • II Alma House including Railed Forecourt
    In Grosmont village about 50m E of the Church of St Nicholas.
  • II Stable at Town Farm
    Some 50m NW of the Church of St Nicholas in the centre of Grosmont, on N side of the minor road leading to Great Tresenny. The stable block lies on the opposite side of the road to Town farmhouse.
  • 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.

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