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Cartshed at Plas Machen

A Grade II Listed Building in Graig, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.582 / 51°34'55"N

Longitude: -3.1059 / 3°6'21"W

OS Eastings: 323466

OS Northings: 187600

OS Grid: ST234876

Mapcode National: GBR J1.CFG2

Mapcode Global: VH7BB.3HWK

Entry Name: Cartshed at Plas Machen

Listing Date: 22 August 2003

Last Amended: 22 August 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81791

Location: In the farmyard just N of the house at Plas Machen.

County: Newport

Town: Newport

Community: Graig

Community: Graig

Locality: Plas Machen

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Large 5-bay open fronted cart shed, probably earlier C19, presumably built for the Tredegar estate. Old photographs show stone tiles to the hipped roof.

Exterior

Cartshed, purple rubble stone with asbestos sheet hipped roof, single storey with five elliptical-arched cart entries to front, each arch with tooled cut stone voussoirs and square stone piers between. The left arch is slightly wider.

Interior

Interior retains four oak tie-beam and collar trusses, the collars bolted.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-built estate cart-shed with formal arched facade, of group value with Plas Machen.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Plas Machen
    At the end of a track S off the A468, some 900m Se of the church at Lower Machen.
  • II Nos. 1 & 2 Plas Cottages
    Just N of the farmyard at Plas Machen.
  • II Pattaya
    Enclosed courtyard buildings close to N drive to Maendy-Isaf house, W range set into slope.
  • II Iron Bridge over River Rhymney (partly in Rudry community)
    Crossing the River Rhymney approximately 0.9km E of Draethen village and reached by private drive (and footpath) E of a minor road between Draethen and Michaelston-y-Fedw.
  • II Iron Bridge over River Rhymney
    Crossing the River Rhymney approximately 0.9km E of Draethen village and reached by private drive (and footpath) E of a minor road between Draethen and Michaelston-y-Fedw.
  • II Corner House
    On SE corner of village main road, and lane to church. Behind stone garden wall which has Gothic doorway to W.
  • II The Cottage
    On the E side of the road N through Lower Machen village, some 100m S of the Church of Saint Michael.
  • II Front gates and railings to The Cottage
    On the E side of the road N through Lower Machen village, some 100m S of the Church of Saint Michael.

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