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Viaduct Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Crumlin, Caerphilly

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6803 / 51°40'49"N

Longitude: -3.1422 / 3°8'31"W

OS Eastings: 321127

OS Northings: 198568

OS Grid: ST211985

Mapcode National: GBR HZ.5BBQ

Mapcode Global: VH6DG.H166

Entry Name: Viaduct Cottage

Listing Date: 29 January 1999

Last Amended: 29 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21262

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated close to the two abutments of the former Crumlin Viaduct where it crossed the spur of land linking the Ebbw Valley with Cwm Kendon and reached from Load of Hay Lane or by footpath from the fo

County: Caerphilly

Community: Crumlin (Crymlyn)

Community: Crumlin

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Appears as Viaduct Cottages on Second Edition OS map 1902. A building in comparable position is called Woodbine Cottage on First Edition Map surveyed 1873-9.

Exterior

Group of two cottages now a single dwelling. Of whitewashed stone rubble with renewed slate roof with overhanging eaves, terracotta ridge tiles, brick end stacks and an inserted dormer at each end. Single storey and attic. Simple low symmetrical frontage comprising two doorways with plank doors and 6-pane casement windows with stone sills on each side; over right doorway a very small 2 pane light, blocked to left.

Interior

Interior has stone steps beside fireplace with cast iron lintel and bake oven recess at each end. All divisions between rooms removed. Roof of simple slender pegged ties, rafters and trenched purlins.

Reasons for Listing

Included as C19 small scale industrial housing associated historically with the nearby Viaduct Abutments.

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