Barn at Castle House
A Grade II Listed Building in Usk, Monmouthshire
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Latitude: 51.7047 / 51°42'16"N
Longitude: -2.9024 / 2°54'8"W
OS Eastings: 337735
OS Northings: 201047
OS Grid: SO377010
Mapcode National: GBR J9.3YF2
Mapcode Global: VH79V.MFY1
Entry Name: Barn at Castle House
Listing Date: 30 April 2004
Last Amended: 30 April 2004
Source ID: 82756
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Extending along the terrace of the former outer ward, W of and adjacent to Castle House.
Community: Usk (Brynbuga)
Built-Up Area: Usk
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Built on the wallwalk of the curtain wall in C19.
Long low barn of stone rubble with tiled roof incorporating two hipped tile hung roof dormers.Ventilation slits at two levels, three to gable ends; signs of masonry alteration; central double boarded door and end door at left. To rear the elevation, with one upper opening, is substantially deeper as the building was constructed on the retaining wall of the outer ward.
Reasons for Listing
Early C19 barn with important Group Value with Castle House and Usk Castle curtain walls.
Other nearby listed buildings
Situated on the hillside a little NE of Usk town centre and below the Castle; surrounded by gardens and farmland.
Castle Parade House
Immediately below Usk Castle, rear garden boundary with Castle House, fronting the main road but set back behind a high hedged garden.
In a prominent position near the junction with Twyn Square, end on to the main road, facing towards Bridge Street.
Wall to Castle Parade House
On N side of Castle Parade, forming S boundary of Castle Parade House to Road.
Usk Castle and precincts
On a spur on the hillside a short distance NE of the town.
Set back from the road up a small drive.
Telephone Call-box adjoining forecourt wall at United Reformed Church
On wide pavement with back to forecourt wall of church; No 1 Twyn Square to E.
Nos.1,3 & 5 Twyn Square,,,,,gwent,
Adjoining the former United Reformed Church at the top of the Square (E), set back from the road by a wide pavement.