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Nantyderry Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Goetre Fawr, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7493 / 51°44'57"N

Longitude: -2.9696 / 2°58'10"W

OS Eastings: 333159

OS Northings: 206071

OS Grid: SO331060

Mapcode National: GBR J6.0ZPV

Mapcode Global: VH79M.G9Y9

Entry Name: Nantyderry Cottages

Listing Date: 18 July 2001

Last Amended: 18 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25559

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Immediately east of The Old Post Office on the south side of the road to Chainbridge.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Pontypool

Community: Goetre Fawr

Community: Goetre Fawr

Locality: Nant-y-derry

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Nantyderry station was built by the Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway in 1854 and was worked at first by the London and North Western Railway. It became a part of the West Midland Railway in 1860 and the Great Western Railway in 1863. This building was part of a row of railwaymen's cottages which were built at the same time as the station and were sold off when the station closed in 1958. They have been little altered externally since.


Belongs to a group of Nos 1-4 (consec) Nantyderry Cottages.

A terrace of railway cottages built in 1854. The terrace is constructed of squared snecked rock-faced sandstone blocks with a cogged band between the floors, Welsh slate roof. Two storey row with each cottage having a window and door on the ground floor and a window above. The ground floor window is an 8 over 8 pane sash with an elliptical head, to the right a plank door, No. 1 has a late C20 replacement. The upper floor of each cottage has a gable to the left with a sash window with 2 over 2 horizontal panes and an octagonal shaped head. Steeply pitched roof with end brick stack on the left. Rear elevation not seen.


Interior nor inpected at resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

This is included for its special interest as part of a unified group of railway buildings at the former Nantyderry station.

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