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Stable at Blaentrothy

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8913 / 51°53'28"N

Longitude: -2.9143 / 2°54'51"W

OS Eastings: 337175

OS Northings: 221816

OS Grid: SO371218

Mapcode National: GBR F9.R5Q2

Mapcode Global: VH78W.FQPG

Entry Name: Stable at Blaentrothy

Listing Date: 19 October 2000

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24169

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Approximately 4 km SW of Grosmont, at the end of a long farm track which runs W off the minor road between Greig Lodge and Cefn Clytha. The stable lies at right angles to the farmhouse at the uphill e

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Locality: Blaenrothy

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Probably mid-C17, and built at the same time as the farmhouse, as the unusual roof trusses are similar.

Exterior

C17 two-storey lofted stable block. Rubble stone, corrugated metal roof. Window and door openings are segmentally arched with stone voussoirs. S elevation, ground-floor has stable doorway (left) and square window opening (right). E gable has upper doorway to pitching loft.

Interior

Lofted stable of 3 bays. The roof trusses are exceptionally unusual as the principal tie beams are cut through, presumably to give more room. Tall posts run from the soffit of the collar (above) and are tenoned in the top of the floorbeam of the loft (below). The inner ends of the cut-through tie beam are tenoned into the sides of these posts, so the posts effectively act as a tie containing the lateral thrust of the roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a C17 stable with exceptionally unusual roof truss, having group value with the farmhouse and the listed farm buildings at Blaentrothy.

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