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Barn at Wern Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in New Inn, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.7112 / 51°42'40"N

Longitude: -3.0129 / 3°0'46"W

OS Eastings: 330113

OS Northings: 201871

OS Grid: SO301018

Mapcode National: GBR J5.3DVC

Mapcode Global: VH79S.Q8K1

Entry Name: Barn at Wern Farm

Listing Date: 7 August 1997

Last Amended: 7 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18744

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: About 30m west of Wern Farmhouse.

County: Torfaen

Town: Pontypool

Community: New Inn

Community: New Inn

Locality: Llanvihangel Pontymoel

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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A probably C17 combined barn and cowhouse. This building dates from before the acquisition of the farm by the Pontypool Park estate during the ownership of Capel Hanbury Leigh (1795-1861).


Whitewashed rubble stone with Welsh slate roof with ridge tiles. Long narrow rectangular range with cowhouse at the west end and barn beyond. The gable end has a small window to the cowhouse and a taking-in door to the hayloft above and a small opening in the gable. The south elevation has two doors to the cowhouse and two large barn doors beyond.


Interior not inspected at the time of resurvey (December 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a C17 combined barn and cowhouse which also has significant group value with Wern Farmhouse.

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