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Pigsty at Upper White Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantilio Crossenny, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8454 / 51°50'43"N

Longitude: -2.9006 / 2°54'2"W

OS Eastings: 338053

OS Northings: 216690

OS Grid: SO380166

Mapcode National: GBR FB.TWN6

Mapcode Global: VH792.NWX7

Entry Name: Pigsty at Upper White Castle

Listing Date: 27 October 2000

Last Amended: 27 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24334

Location: Some 15m N of the farmhouse at Upper White Castle.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Llantilio Crossenny (Llandeilo Gresynni)

Community: Llantilio Crossenny

Locality: White Castle

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

C19 pigsty with small yards at the front and enclosed sleeping room at the back. The design incorporates a series of stone feeding shutes in front wall (now blocked).

Exterior

Three C19 pigsties in linear range. Walls of rubble stone; gabled slate roof with tile ridge. Each pigsty has a small front yard bounded by stone walls with flat coping. The front wall of each yard has a square stone feeding shoot (now blocked). At the back of each yard, doorways lead into an enclosed sleeping chamber.

Reasons for Listing

Well- preserved C19 pigsty, having group value with the listed Farmhouse and the Cider House at Upper White Castle, White Castle ruins and the other listed buildings at White Castle.

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