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Barn at Upper Dyffryn

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.906 / 51°54'21"N

Longitude: -2.8416 / 2°50'29"W

OS Eastings: 342197

OS Northings: 223385

OS Grid: SO421233

Mapcode National: GBR FD.Q5RL

Mapcode Global: VH78X.PCM6

Entry Name: Barn at Upper Dyffryn

Listing Date: 19 October 2000

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24149

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located some 30m SE of Upper Dyffryn Farmhouse which is located on N side of the minor road to Norton, approximately 2 km SW of Grosmont.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Locality: The Dyffryn

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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A large corn barn and stable, probably dating from early C19.


Large C19 barn with lofted stable at NW end. Rubble stone, corrugated metal roof. SW elevation faces road with opposing doorways to threshing floor off-centre to right. Corrugated metal barn doors. Walls on each side of barn doors have ventilation slits, one at ground and one at upper level. Long wall of barn (to left) has square doorway to pitching loft; boarded door with strap hinges. NE elevation faces into farmyard, threshing floor has vent slits on each side as before; to right stable has slatted window with segmental arched head. NW gable has vent slit in gable head and ground floor stable doorway with segmental arch of stone voussoirs; boarded half doors with strap hinges. SE gable has upper pitching loft doorway with segmental arched head; below centre wall has single vent slit at upper and ground levels.


Barn of 5 bays with collar trusses; two tiers of purlins.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with farmhouse and dairy at Upper Dyffryn.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Upper Dyffryn House
    On the N side of the minor road to Norton, some 2 km SE of Grosmont village.
  • II* Former Detached Kitchen and Dairy at Upper Dyffryn
    Located on the N side of the minor road to Norton, about 2 km SW of Grosmont village. The dairy and detached kitchen lie approximately 5m NE of Upper Dyffryn Farmhouse.
  • II Walls to Terraced Garden at Lower Dyffryn
    The garden lies to the W of house at Lower Dyffryn, overlooking the former medieval or Tudor fishponds.
  • II Barns Farmhouse
    Approximately 1 km SE of Grosmont on the slopes of Graig Syfyrddin, located at the end of a long farm track approached along the minor road which leads W from Middle Tresenny.
  • II* Lower Dyffryn House
    Approximately 3 km SW of Grosmont village, at the end of a long farm track that runs N off the minor road to Norton.
  • II Granary and Cider House at Lower Dyffryn
    Located at the end of a long farm track leading off the N side of the minor road to Norton, some 3 km SW of Grosmont village. The granary lies about 20m S of Lower Dyffryn house.
  • II Lower Tresenny Farmhouse
    Some 400m SE of Grosmont village, S of the road junction to Middle Tresenny.
  • II Granary at Lower Tresenny
    Some 400m SE of Grosmont village, S of the road junction to Middle Tresenny.

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