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S Farmyard Range at Nant Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Buan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9167 / 52°55'0"N

Longitude: -4.5137 / 4°30'49"W

OS Eastings: 231088

OS Northings: 338436

OS Grid: SH310384

Mapcode National: GBR 56.N80J

Mapcode Global: WH448.MYVC

Entry Name: S Farmyard Range at Nant Farm

Listing Date: 1 March 1989

Last Amended: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4617

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The lower range of the L-plan group enclosing 2 sides of the farmyard at Nant Farm which lies just S of junction of A497 and B4354.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Buan

Community: Buan

Locality: Boduan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Early C19 range of farm buildings, built for the Newborough estate, and the lower range of a farmyard group of which the upper part with barn, stable and mill are separately listed. Marked on OS Drawings for 1816-19 and also on 1840 Tithe Map for Boduan parish.

Exterior

Linear group of farm buildings, the S part of an L-plan farm group with the separately listed E range, and farmhouse attached to N end of E range. Granite rubble walls, and slated gabled roofs with shallow eaves. Main range was cow-house to left and cartshed to right. Cowhouse has two shuttered and part-glazed windows flanking central door. Cartshed has double boarded doors under long slab lintel. Brewhouse is added on right end with red brick stack on left end roof slope, single door to left of centre and pigsties to rear. Boarded door in E gable end of main range, to cowhouse.

Interior

Cowhouse has cobbled floor cambered to central passage with drain channels. Timber partitions to stalls and to larger undivided areas to each end. King-post trusses, steps to loft over cart shed. Cartshed has central timber pillar.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a good, well-preserved example of a farmstead group, with farmhouse and E farmyard range.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II E Farmyard Range including water-wheel at Nant Farm
    Situated immediately S of, and attached to, Nant Farmhouse, located some 160m S of the junction of the A497 and the B4354.
  • II Nant Farm
    Situated just S of junction of A 497 with B4354, reached via drive off lane running S just E of junction.
  • II Tan-y-fron
    Situated on the NE side of the A497, about 350m W of junction with B4354.
  • II Tan-y-fron
    Situated on NE side of the A497, some 350m W of junction with B4354, and attached to No 1 Tan-y-fron.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the NE side of the A497, near Nos 1-3 Tan-y-fron, and 400m W of junction with B4354.
  • II The Cock-loft
    Located on the NE side of the A497, some 380m W of junction with B4354, and just W of 1-3 Tan-y-Fron.
  • II* Penhyddgan
    Situated some 2 km E of Ceidio church and approached by drive running SW from the A497 NW of Boduan.
  • II Bryntirion
    Situated on the SW side of A497, some 500m NW of St Buan's Church, Boduan.

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