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Tower at SW corner of churchyard, attached to Tredegar Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Graig, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5777 / 51°34'39"N

Longitude: -3.0448 / 3°2'41"W

OS Eastings: 327697

OS Northings: 187049

OS Grid: ST276870

Mapcode National: GBR J3.CYMN

Mapcode Global: VH7BC.5LPY

Entry Name: Tower at SW corner of churchyard, attached to Tredegar Arms

Listing Date: 22 August 2003

Last Amended: 22 August 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81806

Location: Situated attached to E end wall of Tredegar Arms Inn in Bassaleg.

County: Newport

Town: Newport

Community: Graig

Community: Graig

Locality: Bassaleg

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Later C19 tower, purpose unknown, linked by short length of churchyard wall to lychgate, and attached to Tredegar Arms.

Exterior

Tower, purple squared rubble stone with grey sandstone ashlar dressings. Two storeys with string courses and embattled parapet on S and E sides, E side with 2 truncated chimneys. Front has depressed-arched chamfered doorway to left and narrow chamfered rectangular light to right on ground floor, and first floor 3-light mullion-and-transom window.

Interior

Interior gutted and roofless, built against E end wall of the inn.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a Victorian tower of group value with the lychgate and churchyard walls.

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