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Agricultural labourers cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Raglan, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7577 / 51°45'27"N

Longitude: -2.8796 / 2°52'46"W

OS Eastings: 339385

OS Northings: 206925

OS Grid: SO393069

Mapcode National: GBR JB.0JCC

Mapcode Global: VH79P.12JV

Entry Name: Agricultural labourers cottage

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24736

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated approx. 2 km SW of Raglan on Broom Lane which is a by-road to Rhiw-las off the Usk Road. On N side of lane some 600m E of Broom House.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Raglan

Community: Raglan (Rhaglan)

Community: Raglan

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Mid to later C19 agricultural labourer's cottage of an interesting design, basically the one-room plan 'cube' type with loft over, but here with additional narrow unheated room in lean to. Derelict at time of survey, December 1999.

Exterior

Agricultural labourers cottage, whitewashed coursed rubble stone with corrugated asbestos roof and stone end stack raised in red brick. Single storey, single room with loft and small integral lean-to to right. Front has one blocked window with cambered head of dressed stone with chevron pattern cut into keystone and board door with similar head and keystone. Smaller window to right, in the lean-to, but with voussoirs and keystone fallen out. The left lean-to was an addition as animal sheter, with rubble stone back and side walls, front originally open, since enclosed in corrugated iron.

Interior

Derelict at time of inspection (December 1999). One main room with narrow unheated room in lean-to to right. Stairs from main room up to loft, probably once lit by dormer. W chimneybreast projects from W wall, disguised by lean-to.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare survival of a largely unaltered C19 agricultural labourers cottage.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Cross at Croes Lwyd
    Situated on S side of Broom Lane about 400m E of Broom House, at the bottom of the garden at Whitecross Cottage.
  • II Broom House
    Situated about 1. 5 km SW of Raglan, on S side of Broom Lane which runs W from the Usk road. Broom House is about 150m down Broom Lane and within its own walled grounds.
  • II Cefnmaen
    Situated in valley S of lane to Gwehelog some 2 km W of Twyn-y-Sheriff.
  • II The Pant
    Situated some 3km from Raglan on the S side of the by-road from Usk road to Chepstow road via Twyn-y-Sheriff.
  • II Twynysheriff
    Situated on W side of lane in Twyn-y-Sheriff some 2.5 km S of Raglan

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