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Barn to S of Hendre Fridd y Mynach

A Grade II Listed Building in Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth), Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7956 / 52°47'44"N

Longitude: -3.7726 / 3°46'21"W

OS Eastings: 280580

OS Northings: 323481

OS Grid: SH805234

Mapcode National: GBR 65.WVFT

Mapcode Global: WH67H.0ZTP

Entry Name: Barn to S of Hendre Fridd y Mynach

Listing Date: 11 December 1991

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5242

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Diagonally opposite Hendre Ffridd y Mynach and attached to it by a high rubble wall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth

Locality: Rhydymain

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Originally part of the property of Cymmer Abbey and transfered to private ownership in 1562; subsequently the property was conveyed in 1582 from Elizabeth Multon, widow, to John Hill, gentleman of London.


Single-storey rubble and slated barn with gable parapets; lower rear wall set into a slope. Outside stone stepped access to W gable entrance under long lintel. Long side attached to L to high rubble wall; boarded primary entrance with modern garage opening to R.


4-bay with three early roof trusses including one pegged cruck truss (with arched collar) supported by a rough tie beam on walls of upper end; no wall plates but timber lintels overboarded doorways flanking cobbled through-passage. 2 lesser trusses with pegged-on collars as before. Bressummer beam divides lower end which was originally floored. Various ventilation slits.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with Hendre Ffridd y Mynach.

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