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White Lion Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Mitchel Troy, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7883 / 51°47'17"N

Longitude: -2.8463 / 2°50'46"W

OS Eastings: 341724

OS Northings: 210295

OS Grid: SO417102

Mapcode National: GBR FD.YJMG

Mapcode Global: VH79H.M94Y

Entry Name: White Lion Cottage

Listing Date: 27 September 2001

Last Amended: 27 September 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25789

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 2½km N of Raglan, and about 50m NW of Tregare church, on the S side of the minor road between Tregare and Raglan.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Mitchel Troy (Llanfihangel Troddi)

Community: Mitchel Troy

Locality: Tregare

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Probably C17, with an early addition; remodelled in C19. Formerly used as an inn called The White Lion.

Exterior

A modest C17 farmhouse, externally heavily remodelled in the C19 and now with the appearance of a Victorian building. Built of sandstone rubble, now painted white; blue slate roofs with red cockscomb ridge tiles. The plan is L-shaped, formed by a 2-unit range on a N-S axis and a 1-unit wing attached to the E side of the S unit. Each part is 1½-storeyed with a large gabled full-dormer, both these and the main gables being furnished with wavy bargeboards and apex finials. In the angle a large slated mono-pitched canopy attached to the right-hand wall protects a small 2-light casement window at ground floor of that part and a small square porch to the wing, which has a plain doorway. The gabled dormer of the right-hand part has a 2-light window with 4-panes to each light. The wing has a segmental-headed 2-light window on each floor. Each part has a square gable chimney, and a single-storey lean-to attached to the gable wall. (Rear not inspected.)

Interior

In the main range is a room with a deep chimney stack containing a large Tudor-arched stone fireplace and a spiral stone staircase in the corner to its right; and chamfered beams and joists with semi-broach stops. (Other parts not inspected.)

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a C17 farmhouse with original internal fabric and features; and for group value with the Church of St Mary.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Mary
    About 9km WSW of Monmouth, on the W side of a northward bend in the minor road between Dingestow and
  • II Cross in churchyard of the church of St Mary
    About 9km WSW of Monmouth, on the W side of a northward bend in the minor road between Dingestow and
  • II* The Artha
    About 800m SE of the church of St mary, at the bottom of a long track running SE from a bend in an o
  • II* Pwll
    2km N of Raglan, and about 950m SW of Tregare church, in a low-lying and isolated position at the bo
  • II Waun Farmhouse (former)
    On the E side of a large farmyard complex (from which the dwelling has now been detached) at the end
  • II Stables at Coed Cefn Farm
    About 3km NNE of Raglan and 1km E of Tregare church, on a sheltered and low-lying site off the W sid
  • II Coed Cefn Farmhouse
    About 3km NNE of Raglan and 1km E of Tregare church, on a sheltered and low-lying site off the W sid
  • II Telephone Call-box at Entrance to Penrhos Churchyard
    Next to lych gate of Penrhos Churchyard, set back from road and bounded on N side by stone boundary

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