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Redbarn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.827 / 51°49'37"N

Longitude: -3.038 / 3°2'16"W

OS Eastings: 328558

OS Northings: 214772

OS Grid: SO285147

Mapcode National: GBR F4.W51L

Mapcode Global: VH796.9B8S

Entry Name: Redbarn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 November 2005

Last Amended: 10 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 86801

Location: At a fork in the road about 1.2km from the town centre.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Abergavenny (Y Fenni)

Community: Abergavenny

Built-Up Area: Abergavenny

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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An apparently late C17 house, probably built very close to 1700, which was given a thorough overhaul in the mid to late C19 and externally has been unaltered since.


The walls are wholly unpainted roughcast render, probably over local rubble stone, with a Welsh slate roof. Central entrance, single depth plan, partly made double by outshuts, with a symmetrical front demonstrating a date very close to 1700. Two storeys and attic, three windows. The ground floor has 3-light casements with elliptical heads, centre 4-panel door with late gabled timber porch. First floor windows are 3 3 pane casements with elliptical heads. Steeply pitched roof with deep eaves, three gabled dormers with 3 3 pane casements, stack behind ridge to the left and external to the right gabled, this one has three off-sets, both have rebuilt red brick shafts. All the joinery details are Victorian. Right gable wall has a small 6 over 6 pane sash on either side of the stack on the ground floor, small casement to outshut on right. Left gable wall not seen. Rear elevation has a two storey outshut to left which is blind to the rear, single storey one to right with small window and another small window in main wall above.


Straight flight Victorian stair with turned balusters, but interior otherwise not available at resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a late C17 farmhouse which, despite some alterations, has retained its character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Knoll
    About 100m north of Brecon Road approached down a drive from near the junction with Union Road.
  • II Nevill Hall Lodge
    To east of entrance to Nevill Hall Hospital.
  • II Old Nevill Hall (Conference Centre)
    To rear (south) of Nevill Hall Hospital with grounds going down to the River Usk.
  • II Pentre House
    At the junction with Pentre Road about 1.5km from the town centre.
  • II ,65,North Street,,,,
    On the same side of the road as Christchurch and to the north of it.
  • II Church of Christchurch
    Situated on the western edge of Abergavenny and reached off the A40 Brecon Road. Set back from the street in small gated churchyard.
  • II ,31,North Street,,,,
    On the same side of the road as Christchurch and to the south of it.
  • II Pentre Court
    Facing the main road at the eastern boundary of the Community Council area.

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