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Barn at The Mardy

A Grade II Listed Building in Raglan, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7346 / 51°44'4"N

Longitude: -2.8374 / 2°50'14"W

OS Eastings: 342270

OS Northings: 204318

OS Grid: SO422043

Mapcode National: GBR JD.1WJ9

Mapcode Global: VH79P.RNVM

Entry Name: Barn at The Mardy

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24749

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated on S side of road to Llandenny, just W of The Mardy farmhouse.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Usk

Community: Raglan (Rhaglan)

Community: Raglan

Locality: Kingcoed

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Substantial barn possibly earlier C18 with timber-framed side walls and gabled W entry. The entry gable extended westward in C19 to provide a granary loft, giving the whole an unusual T-plan.


Barn, rubble stone with timber-frame sides on high rubble base, with slate roof, corrugated iron at eaves replacing stone tiles. T-plan, the gabled entry on the rear W extended outward as a loft granary. Front to courtyard has full height double doors to right, the wall to left obscured by an open-bay corrugated iron lean-to continued on to join the cowshed on the S side of the yard. Short wall to right is obscured by a single storey stable range at right angles with C20 brick front and stable doors. Bridgewater tile roof.
Rubble stone N end has square loft window over large corrugated iron lean-to.
Rear W has big gabled centre stone wing with N side outside steps to gabled eaves-breaking loft door. Steps have rubble stone parapet. W end double doors with timber lintel, red brick relieving arch over, and square loft window in gable. Walls each side of centre have corrugated-iron cladding to timber frame. Corrugated-iron lean-to in NW angle and open-bay lean-to to right of gable.


Walls inside have exposed timber-frame to W and E walls, and 5-bay roof with oak trusses and triple purlins. Tie-beam trusses with equal collars and diagonal angle struts. Rubble stone end walls, 3 vent loops in S end wall. Timber-framing survives in original W gable over doorway. Extension beyond.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a substantial barn of interest for the mixed timber-frame and stone construction.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn at Llandenny Court
    Situated just N of Llandenny Court farmhouse, down drive on N side of Usk road some 2km NE of Gwernesney.
  • II* Treworgan Manor
    Situated some 3 km SSE of Raglan on the W side of the road to Llansoy, on a rise overlooking Treworgan Common.
  • II Barn at Treworgan Manor
    Situated just N of Treworgan, gable end facing N end of house.
  • II Church Farm
    Situated on S side of the road in Llandenny village, the last property on the E towards Llandenny Bottoms.
  • II Cross in St John's churchyard
    The Cross is situated in Llandenny churchyard some 3m SE of the church porch.
  • I Church of St John
    Situated in the centre of the village of Llandenny. The church is in an elevated position within an enclosed churchyard.
  • II Lych-gate to the church of St John
    Situated at the entrance to Llandenny churchyard in Llandenny village.
  • II Village Farm
    Situated on S side of road through Llandenny, attached to Church Farm of which this was a former outbuilding.

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