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Agricultural Range at Milgatw

A Grade II Listed Building in Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7969 / 51°47'48"N

Longitude: -3.2587 / 3°15'31"W

OS Eastings: 313292

OS Northings: 211661

OS Grid: SO132116

Mapcode National: GBR YV.XY16

Mapcode Global: VH6CT.G3LC

Entry Name: Agricultural Range at Milgatw

Listing Date: 14 October 1999

Last Amended: 14 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22495

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Milgatw is located at the end of a no-through road. Agricultural range lies immediately to the E of the farmhouse, the buildings separated by a narrow pitched stone yard.

County: Blaenau Gwent

Community: Tredegar

Community: Tredegar

Locality: Blaen-y-cwm

Built-Up Area: Tredegar

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

Find accommodation in
Nant-y-bwch

History

Said to have been built c1850, possibly replacing a building contemporary with the largely C17 farmhouse; recently repaired. Building originally a stable, with loft above. Outbuilding is shown on 1846 Tithe Map.

Exterior

Rubble construction, recently repointed. Corrugated iron roof, recently renewed. Front (W) elevation of five bays and two storeys: right bay is an addition, with slightly higher eaves-line, its roof truncated to a single shallow pitch. Older section has central door with square window each side: glazing and door renewed. Square boarded window over door; small window towards right end, set under eaves. Right bay has door to right, window to left, the latter with a pitching door above. Left end has stone steps to loft door: cambered stone voussoired head, recess underneath steps. Right end has stub of former adjoining building, which was of similar height.

Interior

A-frame roof to older part.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with Milgatw.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Milgatw
    Blaen-y-cwm is reached off the Tredegar-Trefil Road, from Nant-y-bwch. Located some 1 km N of Tredegar. Milgatw is located at the end of the no-through road.
  • II Blaen y Cwm Viaduct
    Nant-y-bwch is situated along the A465 (Heads of the Valleys road), 0.5 km N of Tredegar. Railway viaduct is prominently visible from the road, NE of the Tredegar roundabout and is reached via a foot
  • II* Sirhowy Ironworks
    Graham’s Yard is located off Dukestown Road. Ironworks is set into hillside to E.

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