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Goytre House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Penperlleni, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7376 / 51°44'15"N

Longitude: -2.9852 / 2°59'6"W

OS Eastings: 332062

OS Northings: 204779

OS Grid: SO320047

Mapcode National: GBR J6.1MSZ

Mapcode Global: VH79M.6LPB

Entry Name: Goytre House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 July 2001

Last Amended: 18 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25576

Building Class: Domestic

Location: About 300m north west of Penperlleni.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Pontypool

Community: Goetre Fawr

Community: Goetre Fawr

Locality: Penperlleni

Built-Up Area: Penperlleni

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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A small mid C19 house in the picturesque manner which is possibly one of the improvements to the Pontypool Park estate undertaken in the 1840s by Capel Hanbury Leigh (owner 1795-1861). A rear wing was added to the house in c1900 and it has not been changed externally since. The Mamhilad portion of the Pontypool Park estate was sold in 1926.


The original portion of the house is wholly rendered and painted over local rubble stone, the rear wing is red brick, Welsh slate roofs. One storey and attic with a two bay central entrance front to the road and a full two storeys to the later rear wing. The road elevation has a modern panelled door flanked by 10 10 small paned casements. These are all under a full width five bay pent verandah on six timber posts with lateral bracing making five 4-centred arches. Two large dormers with small paned casements with dripmoulds over. Plain bargeboards, curled ceramic finials. Two flue stack to right gable. The left gable is blind, the right gable has an upper floor casement. The gabled rear wing has 2 over 2 pane sashes and an end stack.


Interior not available for inspection at resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an attractive picturesque farmhouse which, despite an addition, retains its original character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bridge No. 70
    Carrying the access track for Ty-Llwyd Farm over the canal.
  • II Bridge No. 71
    Carrying the access track for Park-y-brain House Farm over the canal.
  • II Bridge No. 72
    Carrying Park-y-brain Lane over the canal.
  • II Disused Cottage at Walnut Tree Farm
    About 500m east of Penperlleni on the road to Chainbridge.
  • II Bridge No. 69
    Carrying the access track for Great House Farm over the canal.
  • II Tre-domen Farmhouse
    On the east side of the A4042 about halfway between the junction with the A472 and Penperlleni.
  • II Bridge No. 73
    Carrying the footpath going east from Park-y-brain Lane over the canal.
  • II Bridge No. 68
    Carrying Croes-y-pant Lane over the canal.

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