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Lower Pentre Gwyddel

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanover, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.8092 / 51°48'33"N

Longitude: -2.9831 / 2°58'59"W

OS Eastings: 332319

OS Northings: 212747

OS Grid: SO323127

Mapcode National: GBR F7.X6NX

Mapcode Global: VH797.7STD

Entry Name: Lower Pentre Gwyddel

Listing Date: 3 July 2007

Last Amended: 3 July 2007

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87532

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To N of minor road, about 1km E of Coldbrook Park.

County: Monmouthshire

Community: Llanover (Llanofer)

Community: Llanover

Locality: Coldbrook

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Probable origins as a C17 house, with later agricultural range to east; C20 lean-to extension to west end.


Small farmhouse; painted rubble with slate roof; end chimneys in brick. Entrance faces S, and has central doorway under open gabled porch; to each side, a 2-light window with casement glazing, above each of which is a small catslide dormer set across eaves. To R, a lower in-line block with doorway, and dormer with catslide roof. At L end, a projecting chimney breast with tall brick stack; modern lean-to extension. Ground falls away to rear where main block has, facing yard, 2 very small windows at eaves, set towards L, vertical ground floor window near centre, and a 2-light casement to its R. The lower block has pair of doorways to centre, with small window to R, and a very small window at eaves; lean-to block at right angles has corrugated roof covering.


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Reasons for Listing

Included as farmhouse with good character and probable C17 origins.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn at Pentre-Gwyddel Farm
    Opposite the farmhouse on the east side of the yard.
  • II Pentre-Gwyddel
    On the by-road from Abergavenny to Llanddewi Rhydderch running to the south of Skirrid Fach.
  • II Coldbrook Chapel
    At the end of a private drive past the former stable block to Coldbrook House and overlooking a landscaped pond to the north.
  • II Upper Pant Farmhouse
    On the west side of the minor road joining the two roads running east from Abergavenny towards Llanddewi Rhydderch.
  • II Lower Pant Farmhouse
    Approached off the south side of the main road running east from Abergavenny towards Llanddewi Rhydderch.
  • II* Great House
    Reached along by-roads from the Abergavenny to Raglan road at junction opposite the King of Prussia Inn. Fine small country house in a remote rural location.

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