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Pen Pye Farmhouse (aka Pen-y-pye)

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9033 / 51°54'11"N

Longitude: -2.8826 / 2°52'57"W

OS Eastings: 339370

OS Northings: 223117

OS Grid: SO393231

Mapcode National: GBR FC.Q7KZ

Mapcode Global: VH78W.ZFF9

Entry Name: Pen Pye Farmhouse (aka Pen-y-pye)

Listing Date: 19 October 2000

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24158

Location: Approximately 2 km SW of Grosmont, approached along a long farm track which runs NW off the minor road to Trevyr.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Locality: Pen Pye

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Late C16 or early C17 farmhouse.

Exterior

Small farmhouse of c1600. Whitewashed rubble stone; slate roof with stone end-stacks, one with brick cap. Two storeys. S front has large square stack (to left) and smaller stack with moulded cap and water tabling (right). First floor has two 2 2 pane casement windows and ground floor, entrance doorway with boarded door. N elevation on ground floor has C19 6-pane horned sash window with shallow flat timber lintel, and blocked opening with similar lintel (to right). Attached to W gable are ruins of a timber framed building. Attached to E gable is single-storey lean-to with stone tile roof.

Interior

One-unit plan with gable entry. C19 boarded entrance door, opposite is Tudor arched doorway to lean-to. Ground floor has chamfered ceiling beams with hollow and fillet (Wern-hir) stops. Fireplace stair with plank and batten door; winding stone stair. First floor has chamfered fireplace lintel with similar stops.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved C16-C17 farmhouse with unusual single unit storeyed plan. Group value with nearby barn at Pen Pye.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn at Pen Pye (aka Pen-y-pye)
    Approximately 2 km SW of Grosmont, approached along a long farm track which runs NW off the minor road to Trevyr. The barn lies 30m W of the farmhouse at Pen Pye.
  • II Granary & Cider House at Hoaldalbert
    At junction of minor road approximately 1 km SW of Grosmont. Some 40m W of Hoaldalbert Farmhouse.
  • II Hoaldalbert Farmhouse
    1 km SW of Grosmont, at the fork in the minor road.
  • II Barn and attached Hay Barn at Hoaldalbert
    At junction of minor road approximately 1 km SW of Grosmont. Some 100m NW of Hoaldalbert Farmhouse.
  • II Courtyard Wall, Gates and Railings at Hoaldalbert
    At junction of minor road approximately 1 km SW of Grosmont. The wall, gates and railings form a boundary between Hoaldalbert Farmhouse and the Stable Block.
  • II Stable Range at Hoaldalbert
    At junction of minor road approximately 1 km SW of Grosmont. Some 20m N of Hoaldalbert farmhouse. Stables are at right angles to the barn range at Hoaldalbert.
  • II Little Beech Hill
    On the lower slopes of the Graig Syfyrddin approximately 2km SW of Grosmont, reached via a track which runs W off the minor road between Hoaldalbert and Cross Ash.
  • II The Hill Farmhouse (aka Graig Farm/The Graig)
    Approximately 1 km SE of Grosmont, on the slopes of Graig Syfyrddin, approached along a long farm track that runs off the minor road from Middle Tresenny.

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