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Ty'r Goron (Crown House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Usk, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7032 / 51°42'11"N

Longitude: -2.9033 / 2°54'11"W

OS Eastings: 337672

OS Northings: 200878

OS Grid: SO376008

Mapcode National: GBR J9.3Y4L

Mapcode Global: VH79V.MGH6

Entry Name: Ty'r Goron (Crown House)

Listing Date: 30 April 2004

Last Amended: 30 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82791

Location: On street line about 30 metres S of Bridge Street.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Usk

Community: Usk (Brynbuga)

Community: Usk

Built-Up Area: Usk

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Early-to-mid C19 house said to have been built for governor of Usk Prison.

Exterior

Two storey, 3 bay house, scribed stucco, slate roofs. Central gabled pediment. First floor has, to R, 2 tripartite small-pane sashes, hornless. recessed doorway with rectangular overlight with slim pilasters to sides; C19 door with central octagonal panel, rectangular panels above and below. To L of door, horned tripartite sash window. The L bay of the house has a first floor splayed oriel with sash glazing over C20 vehicle entrance. Two windows to L gable at attic height.

Reasons for Listing

Mid C19 house with surviving character, and historic interest with Group Value with listed buildings opposite in Maryport Street.

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