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Middle Ton

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8175 / 51°49'3"N

Longitude: -2.9179 / 2°55'4"W

OS Eastings: 336823

OS Northings: 213607

OS Grid: SO368136

Mapcode National: GBR F9.WQTT

Mapcode Global: VH798.CLR1

Entry Name: Middle Ton

Listing Date: 15 March 2000

Last Amended: 15 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22990

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at lower end of track running S from point just E of church, just N of Lower Ton Farm.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Llanarth (Llan-arth)

Community: Llanarth

Locality: Llanvapley

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Late C16 to early C17 farmhouse, altered in C20, in poor condition 1999. It appears to be a S range with cross passage behind fireplace, and N wing added at right angles in C17. Mentioned as tenement in will of William Parry who sold it to the Rev. William Frampton of Llanfair Cilgeddin. Marked on 1838 tithe map as owned by Robert Hughes of Coed Morgan, occupied by Thomas Skipp, with 63 acres (25.5 hectares). Sold to Richard Woodward, then owned by his son W.D. Woodward of Red Barn, who sold it to George Davies of Lower Ton in early C20.

Exterior

Farmhouse, rubble stone with slate roofs, L-plan with brick chimney on stone base at N end of main range and ridge of wing. Entry is from lean-to on W side of main range. E side has irregular fenestration, first floor right 4-light recessed chamfered late C16 or early C17 4-light oak mullion window with C20 glazing. Small single casement first floor left, groundfloor further left has timber cross-window with timber lintel, straight joint roughly centre and large C20 window ground floor right. Roofless stone lean-to on N end wall, continuous stonework, blocked opening within to right. W front has earlier C20 lean-to with asbestos sheet roofing to ground floor and first floor large C20 window right of centre, small C20 window left. Rendered wall.
SW wing has N side small window above C20 larger window. Rubble stone gable end has small first floor 4-pane sash.
S side of wing is rubble stone with some red brick at upper SW corner, red brick jambs to large C20 first floor centre window and old oak lintel and stone sill to C20 window ground floor left. To right, rubble stone gable end of main range has gable rebuilt in red brick, first floor broad, short 6-pane sash with cemented lintel and ground floor C17 oak doorway to left with chamfered jambs and depressed arched head. Door is inset in square headed opening with cemented lintel. and chamfered jambs.
Barn at SE corner, rubble stone and slate roof, has N side lean-to each end and blocked door left of centre. S side window, door and double door with red brick heads.

Interior

Not Inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a C16-C17 farmhouse, which despite alterations to most windows, retains unusual two-phase plan, and early detail including mullion window and interior timberwork.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lower Ton
    Situated at end of track running S from junction with main road some 100m E of Llanvapley church.
  • II Granary at Lower Ton
    Situated in farmyard at Lower Ton, SE of farmhouse
  • II Churchyard cross in Llanvapley churchyard
    Situated in churchyard S of chancel of Church of St Mapley/ Mabli.
  • II* Church of Saint Mapley/ Mabli
    Situated at E side of Llanvapley village, on N side of road.
  • II The Old Rectory
    Situated to N of parish church, on E side of lane.
  • II The Great House
    Situated down drive running N off Llanddewi Rhydderch to Llanarth road some 600m E of Coed Morgan junction.
  • II Cefn-gwyn Farmhouse
    On the eastern edge of the Community down a track to the south of the Abergavenny to Llanvapley road.
  • II* Great Killough
    Approximately 2km SW of Llantilio Crossenny church, at the end of a short drive which runs S off the B 4521.

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