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Buxton House and attached iron railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Usk, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7 / 51°41'59"N

Longitude: -2.9043 / 2°54'15"W

OS Eastings: 337601

OS Northings: 200524

OS Grid: SO376005

Mapcode National: GBR J9.4462

Mapcode Global: VH79V.LJZN

Entry Name: Buxton House and attached iron railings

Listing Date: 1 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2183

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Facing the former Town Hall and sharing the same roofline as number 37.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Usk

Community: Usk (Brynbuga)

Community: Usk

Built-Up Area: Usk

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

An early-mid C19 frontage on a much earlier building.

Exterior

Georgian-fronted townhouse, attached at each side. Roughcast rendered and painted with artificial slate roof behind a shallow parapet; brick end stack. Two storeys. Double-fronted, a two-window range of paired two-pane sashes with architraves to first floor. Ground floor has a hipped slate roofed hood extending over canted bays with 2-and 4-pane horned sashes either side of a wide doorway with part-glazed 6-panelled door with painted raised quoins. Extending from either side are wrought-iron railings and gate with urn and spoon finials on a stone kerb, similar to those at number 27.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a townhouse retaining its historic character and fabric. Group value with other listed buildings in New Market Street and Old Market Street.

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