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Barn at Plas Glasgwm

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Machno, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0367 / 53°2'12"N

Longitude: -3.8304 / 3°49'49"W

OS Eastings: 277366

OS Northings: 350395

OS Grid: SH773503

Mapcode National: GBR 63.DL1V

Mapcode Global: WH669.4X8V

Entry Name: Barn at Plas Glasgwm

Listing Date: 17 July 1992

Last Amended: 17 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5899

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Below Glasgwm Road, immediately to W of Plas Glasgwm farmhouse.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Machno

Community: Bro Machno

Locality: Glasgwm

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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C18 barn.


Slate roof, hipped to N. Rubble walls, roughly squared and roughly coursed on plinth of heavy flat stones. S gable end truncated and altered to form modern broad entrance for agricultural machinery but barn not 'destroyed' as recorded in RCAHM Wales Caernarvonshire Inventory. W elevation has to L, doorway with deep stone lintel, and to R, doorway with re-used C15/C16 doorhead with 4-centred arch. N elevation has square pitching window. Outbuilding to N end of E side.


Interior has old roof trusses of collar and tie beam type with queen posts, but N truss of different type with curved principals and tie beam only. Two tiers of purlins.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Plas Glasgwm farmhouse.

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