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Barn at Ffynnon-Bedr

A Grade II Listed Building in Caerhun, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2034 / 53°12'12"N

Longitude: -3.8537 / 3°51'13"W

OS Eastings: 276284

OS Northings: 368968

OS Grid: SH762689

Mapcode National: GBR 62.26BZ

Mapcode Global: WH54C.SR33

Plus Code: 9C5R643W+8G

Entry Name: Barn at Ffynnon-Bedr

Listing Date: 13 October 1966

Last Amended: 21 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3209

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located immediately SW of Ffynnon Bedr Cottage on a sloping site, its W gable built into the hill.

County: Conwy

Community: Caerhun

Community: Caerhun

Locality: Llanbedr-y-Cennin

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Early site probably associated with the Medieval pilgrimage trade to the neighbouring St Peter's well. Early foundations on the site reveal a large complex and the present barn building occupies the plot of a long S range, partly sharing its massive boulder foundations. The barn is probably late C17 or early C18.


Large rubble barn with old slate roof. Opposing entrances to centre with exposed timber lintels and boarded doors. 2 later cart openings to R on N-facing side and 2 long ventilation slits to the L on the S side.


5-bay interior with pegged oak collar and tie-beam trusses; earth floor.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at Ffynnon Bedr.

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  • II Stable and Cart Range at Ffynnon-Bedr
    Located immediately opposite Ffynnon Bedr Cottage to the W
  • II Ffynnon-Bedr Cottage
    Located 1km SE of Llanbedr-y-Cennin church in a field sloping to the W; accessed via an unmetalled track leading W from the lane from Tal-y-Bont to Llanbedr-y-Cennin.
  • II Agricultural Range at Gwern Felin
    Located immediately to the W of Gwern Felin farmhouse facing a random-cobbled yard.
  • II Former Farmhouse at Gwern Felin
    Located 0.5 Km from Tal-y-Bont W of the Conwy Road (B 5106); accessed via a farm track leading S from a lane running parallel with the Afon Dulyn.; set in its own part-cobbled farmyard, opposite a ru
  • II Tyddyn-y-Coed Farmhouse
    Located approximately 1km S of Llanbedr-y-Cennin on an elevated site set against the E slope of Pen-y-Gaer; accessed via a track leading on from a metalled lane which runs SE from Llanbedr village.
  • II Ye Olde Bull Inn
    Prominently located at the T-junction at the village centre; built into the slope of the hill.
  • II Church House
    Prominently located at the T-junction at the village centre opposite the Bull Inn; built into the slope of the hill.
  • II Church Cottage
    Prominently located at the T-junction at the village centre opposite the Bull Inn; built into the slope of the hill.

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