ST2885 : Former craft workshops, Tredegar House, Newport

taken 7 years ago, near to Duffryn, Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

Former craft workshops, Tredegar House, Newport
Former craft workshops, Tredegar House, Newport
These buildings are late 19th century agricultural buildings which were originally built as open cart sheds. They have recently been used as craft workshops.
The National Trust is refurbishing them in order to provide temporary visitor facilities.
Grade II listed.
Tredegar House Under new management
In March 2012, the management of this 17th century mansion which is owned by Newport City Council was transferred to the National Trust on a 50 year lease.
Ownership of the house was in the hands of the Morgan family up until the mid 20th century, the last being Evan, Viscount Tredegar and then his cousin, John, 6th and last Baron. Ownership by the National Trust was considered in the 1940s but never came to pass.
In 1951 it became a Catholic boarding school and later St. Joseph's Roman Catholic comprehensive school.
Newport Council became its owners in 1974.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
City of Neport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2886 8507 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.6003N 3:1.6565W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2891 8507
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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