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Barn at Capel-llwyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Upper Cwmbran, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6763 / 51°40'34"N

Longitude: -3.0453 / 3°2'42"W

OS Eastings: 327820

OS Northings: 198025

OS Grid: ST278980

Mapcode National: GBR J3.5QQ0

Mapcode Global: VH79Z.54F7

Entry Name: Barn at Capel-llwyd

Listing Date: 30 January 2003

Last Amended: 3 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80858

Location: Situated just to the NW of the house at Capel-llwyd.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Upper Cwmbran (Cwmbrân Uchaf)

Community: Upper Cwmbran

Locality: Mountain Road

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Outbuilding, probably earlier C19, with barn and lofted stables under single roof.

Exterior

Barn, squared rubble stone with asbestos sheet roof. Barn entry to right is relatively low with stone voussoirs to cambered-headed opening, C20 sliding doors. Small vent loop each side. To left is cambered-headed door with stone voussoirs and a third vent loop. Stable to left has door with taller head and stone voussoirs, and a small window. Left end has raised string course under gable and added brick single-storey building. Windowless right end wall with triangular apex vent. Rear wall has blocked barn door with stone voussoirs to left, vent loop each side and small window right.

Interior

Stable has 3 loft beams. Barn left side is lofted on 4 beams. Stone-flagged centre threshing floor. Five-bay roof of 4 tie-beam trusses, much repaired with added collars.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a large stone barn of group value with the house.

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