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Straw Barn at Cwm

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7226 / 52°43'21"N

Longitude: -3.2044 / 3°12'15"W

OS Eastings: 318749

OS Northings: 314560

OS Grid: SJ187145

Mapcode National: GBR 9X.1KQV

Mapcode Global: WH798.RT8P

Plus Code: 9C4RPQFW+26

Entry Name: Straw Barn at Cwm

Listing Date: 31 January 1953

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7657

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located on the SE side of the farmyard to Cwm, which lies immediately SW of the farmhouse.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Cilmawr

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A straw barn of the later C19 Stone, with random slate roof. Five bays, consisting of high circular stone columns between end gable walls with short returns. Tie supported by a central post with long struts, has short queen strut and a single tier of purlins. Soffit of roof covering fully torched.

Reasons for Listing

Included as the finest example of this type of farm building in this part of Montgomeryshire.

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