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,19,Old Market Street,Usk,Usk,,

A Grade II Listed Building in Usk, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7005 / 51°42'1"N

Longitude: -2.9031 / 2°54'11"W

OS Eastings: 337684

OS Northings: 200585

OS Grid: SO376005

Mapcode National: GBR J9.44GN

Mapcode Global: VH79V.MJM7

Entry Name: ,19,Old Market Street,Usk,Usk,,

Listing Date: 16 February 1953

Last Amended: 30 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82722

Location: Part of a long range with doors opening onto pavement.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Usk

Community: Usk (Brynbuga)

Community: Usk

Built-Up Area: Usk

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Former Great House built by Roger Williams, High Sheriff of Monmouthshire, in mid C16 with stone from Usk Castle. He was taken to court by the Duke of Beaufort for this; subsequently granted manor and estate of Llangibby. Roger Williams also purchased from the Crown most of Usk Priory property after the Dissolution. Later the building was converted into a terrace of separate dwellings probably early C19 (called workmen's cottages by Bradney). Former Great Staircase removed. Cross wing (unlisted) was added later to E end of range. Stables etc thought to be sited to SW.

Interior

A barrel vaulted second floor runs throughout the building under the roof.

Reasons for Listing

Part of a group of buildings converted from the Great House built by Roger Williams in C16.

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