Pigsty at Upper White Castle
A Grade II Listed Building in Llantilio Crossenny, Monmouthshire
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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
Source ID: 24334
Location: Some 15m N of the farmhouse at Upper White Castle.
Community: Llantilio Crossenny (Llandeilo Gresynni)
Community: Llantilio Crossenny
Locality: White Castle
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
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).
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.
Other nearby listed buildings
Cider House and attached Outhouse at Upper White Castle
Some 20m NW of the farmhouse at Upper White Castle, at upper end of a gently sloping farmyard.
Upper White Castle Farmhouse
On the W side of the minor road from Trerew to Llantilio Crossenny,
located on gently sloping high ground approximately 100m SE of White Castle.
White Castle Cottage
Approximately 100m E of White Castle, on W side of minor road between Tre-rhew and Llantilio Crossenny at the road junction to White Castle ruins.
White Castle Ruins
Impressively sited on gently sloping ground overlooking the village of Llanvetherine and the undulating countryside beyond, some 3km NW of village of Llantilio Crossenny.
Isolated rural position overlooking the ruins of White Castle, located approximately 100m W of the entrance to castle, approached along narrow track which skirts N boundary of the Outer Ward.
Linear barn range, aligned roughly SW to NE, in isolated rural position, some 300m SW of White Castle ruins, approached by footpath through open fields.
Lower White Castle Farmhouse
Some 500m SE of White Castle ruins, on SW side of minor road that leads to Llantilio Crossenny.
Barn and attached Granary at Lower White Castle
Flanking the entrance drive on S side of farmhouse at Lower White Castle Farm.