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PERTH-HIRPrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 01498g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Llangattock-vibon-avel
NGR : SO48671592
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Manor house
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
A survivng stretch of masonry is all that remains of a house belonged to the Herbert family. The wall contains a fine window, probably late 16th century in date. To the E of the masonry remains there is a flat area where the house evidently stood.
The masonry remains of a house that belonged to the Herberts now only consists of the SW angle where there is a 30ft and a 15ft length of wall standing to a height of 12ft. The W wall contains a fine window of 4 double lights and its stone lintel has ornament carved on its underside, probably late C16th. To the E of the masonry remains there is a flat area where the house evidently stood, and this is bounded on the E by a moat.
It is said to have been formerly surrounded by a moat and provided with 2 drawbridges, to contain 13 upper rooms and a Hall with gallery and vaulted ceiling. A chapel dedicated to St Catherine (1499G) was demolished in 1745.
Ancient tree trunks, hollowed out, have been unearthed, and may have formed part of the water supply system.
05/PM Desc Text/Evans CJO/1954/Monmouth History and Topography pp466-7
08/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1987/AM107
09/MM Map/GGAT/Owen-John H/7.12.88/A84.24
07/MM Mention/Clarke S/1983/Monmouth Arch/Newsletter no 19 p9
03/PH Desc Text/Coxe W/1801/Historical Tour of Monmouth pp314-7
06/PM Map/Rees W/1932/S Wales & Border in C14th/SE Sheet
04/PH Desc Text/Bradney JA/1907/History of Monmouth pp29-31
01/MM Mention/Cadw/Buildings of Special Arch of Hist Interest/Rural District of Monm p4
02/MM Record Card/OS/1957/SO 41 NE 2
Related PRNs : 1499G
January 29, 2015, 10:25 am
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