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Barn at Waunmynich

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangors, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9593 / 51°57'33"N

Longitude: -3.3248 / 3°19'29"W

OS Eastings: 309062

OS Northings: 229803

OS Grid: SO090298

Mapcode National: GBR YR.LRX9

Mapcode Global: VH6C0.B04V

Entry Name: Barn at Waunmynich

Listing Date: 17 January 1963

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6773

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Forms the W border of the farmyard which lies W of the Farmhouse and Kitchen/Granary.

County: Powys

Community: Llangors (Llan-gors)

Community: Llangors

Locality: Waunymynach

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Dated 1846 on lintel of barn, probably contemporary or near contemporary cart shed and granary wing to left.


Long rectangular 8 bay barn built of stone rubble now with corrugated roof. Two pairs of opposing double doors with roof extending over to form a hood; paired threshing floors are a regional characteristic but are nationally relatively rare and denote the prosperity of the area. Two rows of ventilation slits, 3 at gable end, with a double row of red brick pigeon holes above a stone ledge. Continuous with main range is a 3 bay granary to left, reached by stone steps at gable end with cart sheds beneath; segmental arches to the 2 ground floor doorways and window left and granary openings above; similar in gable end. The pigeon-loft continues at the same level across the whole range. Attached at right angles a later single storey range.


Trusses comprise collar and tie beam with 3 rows of trenched purlins. Floor mostly of earth.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of the largest barns in the area with the added enrichment of the columbarium.
Group value with the farmhouse and kitchen/granary.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Waunmynich Farmhouse
    In the NW part of the community, NW of the hamlet of Llan-y-wern, on high ground a little W of Waunymynach Common.
  • II Kitchen and Granary range at Waunmynich
    At right angles and close to Waunmynich Farmhouse.
  • II Cart shed range at Ty Mawr
    Farmyard of Ty Mawr is on the opposite side of the lane from house, this range forming the N side of the yard.
  • II Barn at Ty Mawr
    Forming the E side of the farmyard at Ty Mawr, at right angles to the cart shed, the farmyard being situated across the lane from Ty Mawr house.
  • II Ty Mawr Farmhouse
    In the centre of the small hamlet of Llan-y-wern NW of the church.
  • II Barn range at Ty Canol
    At right angles to Ty Canol house and forming the W and N sides of the farmyard.
  • II Granary range at Ty Canol
    At right angles to the farmhouse forming the E side of the farmyard at Ty Canol and backing onto the lane.
  • II* Church of St Mary
    In the centre of the small hamlet, on flat low land bordered by a stream to N.

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