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Glanau Farm, Barn to S of

A Grade II Listed Building in Mitchel Troy, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7651 / 51°45'54"N

Longitude: -2.7319 / 2°43'54"W

OS Eastings: 349586

OS Northings: 207635

OS Grid: SO495076

Mapcode National: GBR FK.ZWHF

Mapcode Global: VH870.LWLR

Entry Name: Glanau Farm, Barn to S of

Listing Date: 27 September 2001

Last Amended: 27 September 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25764

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: About 20m S of Glanau Farmhouse, in an elevated position on the W facing slope of hills overlooking Cwmcarvan; reached by a track which runs S past High Glanau and then angles back sharply northward,

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Mitchel Troy (Llanfihangel Troddi)

Community: Mitchel Troy

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Probably built in the C18.

Exterior

A small 2-storeyed combination farm building of bank-barn type, comprising a cowhouse with hayloft over, a stable at one end and a cider mill at the other end. Built of coursed sandstone, with a steeply-piched corrugated-iron roof (probably covering or replacing thatch). Rectangular plan, probably of 3 structural bays, on a N-S axis, built side-on to a ground sloped down strongly from NE to SW. Most of the NE side (to the higher ground) is now covered by a makeshift tractor shed, but towards the S end a flight of 4 steps leads up to a doorway with a wooden surround breaking the eaves, protected by a pitched canopy. The NE gable wall has a wide stable door to the left, a small square window offset right of centre, with external wooden shutters, and a square window in the gable with damaged glazing and flanked by small slit breathers: all these openings (except the breather) with monolith lintels. The SW side, which rises from lower ground, is partly covered by a large lean-to shed, but the exposed wall to the left of this has a small square window to the stable, with internal wooden shutter, and a very small slit breather beneath the eaves. Above the lean-to to the right there is a similar window beneath the eaves.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an interesting small C18 combination barn, and for group value with Glanau Farmhouse.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Glanau Farm
    A little over 5km SSW of Monmouth, in an elevated position on the W facing slope of hills overlooking Cwmcarvan; reached by a track which runs S past High Glanau and then angles back sharply northward
  • II Gardener's Cottage at High Glanau
    Above and to NE of the house which is set in its own wooded grounds. The cottage lies between the upper and lower drives.
  • II Garage at High Glanau
    Approached down wooded drive; the house is set in its own grounds. To NE of house.
  • II* Terraces at High Glanau
    Off the W side of the road, approached along a wooded drive on Trellech Hill, immediately on the W side of the house.
  • II* High Glanau
    Off the W side of the road, approached along a wooded drive on Trellech Hill, and set in its own grounds. On a levelled site with sloping lawns to either side and spectacular views to west.
  • II Garden Wall and Pergola at High Glanau
    To S of the house reached along a broad, tree-lined path, formerly with herbaceous borders, divides the lawns and informal gardens from the kitchen garden and greenhouses.
  • II Greenhouse at High Glanau
    Approximately 5m S of Garden Wall to S of High Glanau
  • II Barn at Loysey
    About 1000m to the north west of the Church of St Nicholas approached down a track off the west side of the Monmouth Road (B4293).

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