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Description: Upper Monkton Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 155223
OS Grid Reference: SO4916326419
OS Grid Coordinates: 349163, 226419
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9340, -2.7408
LLANWARNE CP -
SO 42 NE
2/66 Upper Monkton Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17 with C19 extension. Sandstone rubble plinth and porch
columns, timber-frame with brick infill, asbestos slate roof, end stacks.
T-plan with cross-wing aligned roughly north-west/south-east and C19 cow-
house extension to south-east. Cellar and two storeys. North-east
elevation has three windows, early and late C19 casements, one of two
lights to left of central gabled porch front which has a 3-light wooden
casement to each of the upper floors; the right part a 15-pane wrought-
iron casement to each floor, central entry beneath projecting porch which
is supported on two columns with moulded abaci; to the right of the entry
is a 4-light mullioned window with ovolo mouldings. Frame has almost
regular rectangular panels, four high from the deep plinth to wall-plate.
Interior has many ground floor ceiling beams with notched run-out chamfer
stops of differing designs; a fireplace with moulded stone jambs rising
from decorative stops at their bases to a segmental oak lintol with
matching mouldings; cross-wall apparently designed at two levels of plank
and muntin screens alongside inserted staircase at the top of which is
an entrance with an ogeed head. (RCHM Vol I, p 178).
Listing NGR: SO4916326419
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Source: English Heritage
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