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A Grade II Listed Building in Chepstow, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.6377 / 51°38'15"N

Longitude: -2.6805 / 2°40'49"W

OS Eastings: 353000

OS Northings: 193429

OS Grid: ST530934

Mapcode National: GBR JM.80FC

Mapcode Global: VH87T.H38C

Entry Name: Stratheden

Listing Date: 12 November 2002

Last Amended: 12 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27120

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Attached to the back of Hardwick Hill House and facing uphill; set above the road and reached by a short drive.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Chepstow (Cas-gwent)

Community: Chepstow

Built-Up Area: Chepstow

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Early - mid C19. Part of the development of the area following the establishing of the new road leading W out of Chepstow.


Part of the group of 4 Regency style buildings, this one the second largest after Hardwick Hill House and considerably stepped up from numbers 2 and 3, and higher also than Hardwick Hill House. Roughcast rendered and painted; slate roof behind eaves cornice with narrow rendered stacks. 3 storeys and cellar. 3-window range of sashes with narrow glazing bars in reveals, 9-pane to top floor and 12-pane below. Central doorway with trellis porch on a plinth, double 6-panelled door with reeded architrave, decorative overlight incorporating a roundel. Plinth. 2-storey side wing with hipped roof stepped down to right with modern extension to front.


Interior believed to retain panelled shutters and reveals.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a Georgian house, part of a group. Group value with others in the group.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II 2 and 3 Hardwick Hill
    Number 2 is attached to the side of Oakfield House facing the main road, number 3 is at right angles but shares a side frontage with number 2.
  • II Hardwick Hill House
    Towards the top of the hill set above the road, the main building in a group of four dwellings.
  • II Lower Hardwick
    On steeply rising hillside, fronting the main road - Hardwick Hill, adjoining Newport Road, is part of the A48; the whole property is an island site backed by Hardwick Hill Lane.
  • II High Trees
    At the top of the street and well set back up a drive in a large walled garden, the W elevation facing Vauxhall Lane.
  • II The Gwentlands
    S of the main hillside road W of Chepstow near its junction with Bulwark Road - Old Bulwark Road forming a crescent off this. Set in large grounds with drive.
  • II Ashfield House
    At the top of Mount Pleasant, in the section of the A48 Newport Road known as Hardwick Hill, opposite Lower Hardwick, set in the slope below the main road on a large corner site with Bulwark Road.
  • II Gateway at Gwentlands
    Set back from the pavement, at the bottom of the drive.
  • II Hardwick Cottage
    On the hillside roughly midway between Hardwick Hill at top and Rockwood Road at bottom, surrounded by a large garden.

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