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Glan-y-nant Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Cwmbran, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6406 / 51°38'26"N

Longitude: -3.0338 / 3°2'1"W

OS Eastings: 328554

OS Northings: 194039

OS Grid: ST285940

Mapcode National: GBR J4.7TV8

Mapcode Global: VH7B5.C1H4

Entry Name: Glan-y-nant Farm

Listing Date: 9 October 2002

Last Amended: 31 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26986

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Near roundabout at junction of Two Locks Road and Garth Road.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Cwmbran Central (Cwmbrân - Canol)

Community: Cwmbran Central

Locality: Cwmbran

Built-Up Area: Cwmbran

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

The western part of the house with curved foot principal rafters probably dates from the C17, and the eastern part (with joist-beam ceiling and simpler roof construction) is perhaps early C18. Modernised in late C19/early C20. There is evidence of a fire in the house (C20).

Exterior

Former farmhouse. One storey and attic. Rendered over stone; slate roof; three chimneys to ridge. Modern glazing throughout. Entrance faces N. Three gabled dormers with windows across eaves. Modern porch over entrance. Two ground floor windows to R of door, and one to L. Lean-to to L end.

Interior

Main entrance into lobby at side of fireplace. Room to L has joist-beam ceiling, bread oven to rear of main fireplace, smaller fireplace to L. To R of entry, room with high ceiling with chamfered beam and joists (some replaced after fire); large fireplace with shaped wooden bressummer and oven. Later partition wall to L but evidence of former post and panel partition in beam above. Further room with chamfered beam and joists (evidence for former partition in beam), and small end fireplace. Later wooden stair on S side of fireplace. The upper floor roof has heavy curved-foot principal rafters to W side, and simpler roof construction to E. The upper floor stud partition walls are modern.

Reasons for Listing

C17 house preserving character, particularly to interior, within modern urban Cwmbran.

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