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Ty'r Ywen Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairwater, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.6482 / 51°38'53"N

Longitude: -3.0618 / 3°3'42"W

OS Eastings: 326634

OS Northings: 194914

OS Grid: ST266949

Mapcode National: GBR J3.76LK

Mapcode Global: VH79Y.WT7V

Plus Code: 9C3RJWXQ+77

Entry Name: Ty'r Ywen Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 November 2002

Last Amended: 29 January 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27059

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

ID on this website: 300027059

Location: Above and to W of Ty Canol Way, near Bluebell Court.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Fairwater

Community: Fairwater

Locality: Henllys

Built-Up Area: Cwmbran

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Probably C17. Farmhouse with attached cowhouse in line.
Late C19 block at right angles to rear. Until mid C20 part of Morgan estates; in 1846 tenant was James Roberts, and farm was of 51 acres (20.66 hectares).


Farmhouse with attached cowhouse. Stone. Roof covering of old slates with bitumastic coating; corrugated sheeting to cowhouse. House has larger chimney to downslope end, smaller chimney at upper end. Facing N, on L end, stair outshut with square window set high; two windows at ground floor level. Rear of house has small square window at eaves, and later porch. At right angles, a C19 two-storey block with window on each floor; lean-to on gable end.
Cowhouse has, facing N, 2 doorways and window set at eaves; to rear a former doorway near house is now window; later doorway.


Ground floor has joist-beam ceiling. Main block of house has 2 rooms, principal room with large blocked fireplace and winding stair to L. Blocked doorway to cowhouse. Roof structure with lapped tie-beams.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved early farmhouse with group value with adjacent barn.

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