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Barn and attached ranges at Wallas Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Ewenny, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4667 / 51°28'0"N

Longitude: -3.5618 / 3°33'42"W

OS Eastings: 291608

OS Northings: 175347

OS Grid: SS916753

Mapcode National: GBR HF.LSXQ

Mapcode Global: VH5HR.6DWH

Entry Name: Barn and attached ranges at Wallas Farm

Listing Date: 1 June 1989

Last Amended: 3 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11359

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Fronting the road and directly facing junction with lane to Llampha, on the E side of farmyard.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Ewenny

Community: Ewenny (Ewenni)

Community: Ewenny

Locality: Llampha

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Built mid C19.


Of rubble with dressed quoins and Welsh slate roof. Barn is aligned N/S and has overhanging eaves which extend over deep off-centre porches, that to W larger than to E; wide timber lintels to opposing boarded double doors with segmental relieving arches above; ventilation slits at 2 levels; further boarded opening NE; stone steps to loft at left end of courtyard frontage with boarded door and small light below. Attached to N is a low single storey 4 bay range with pitched roof and some dressed stone to altered front. Stepped down is a lean-to 3 bay piggery. Open cart shed attached to barn at S. Later extension to porch W.


Five bay barn interior with king post trusses with braces supporting principal rafters rising from the jowelled foot of kingpost with 2 rows of trenched purlins on each side; timber lintels to splayed vents. Floored N end with boarded partition and door to loft. Timber threshing floor extant when first listed in 1989 is gone; stone flags to S. King post roofs also to ranges N and S.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved example of a Vale of Glamorgan barn of mid C19 in a prominent roadside position.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Groes Gwta
    Bridge crossing the River Alun. Located N of the railway bridge at Croes Cwtta. The lane leads N towards Ewenny, with Castle-upon-Alun to the W and Wick to the SE. On the boundary with Ewenny commu
  • II Clapper Bridge
    Located to the E of a narrow lane which leads from Castle-upon-Alun towards Ewenny. The bridge carries a footpath over the River Alun at a point where it is wide.
  • II Former Byre at Castle-upon-Alun House
    Located to the N of Castle-upon-Alun house, and aligned with the rear wing.
  • II Cart shed at Castle-upon-Alun House
    Located to the NW of the former byre and house at Castle-upon-Alun. The ground falls away to the E, where a narrow lane passes the building.
  • II Llampha Court and attached barn range
    Near the S border of the community, S of the hamlet of Llampha, on the hillside above the Alun valley and reached by a long farm track.
  • II Castle-upon-Alun House including attached stone walls enclosing garden, and outbuilding
    Located off the N side of a narrow lane which runs E-W through the hamlet of Castle-upon-Alun. A further lane bounds the E side of the grounds and leads to Ewenny.
  • II Barn on Ewenny Down
    Near the crest of Ewenny Down, S of Ewenny village and E of Cwm Alun.
  • II Blackhall Farm
    Located on the N side of a lane which runs from St. Brides Major to Castle-upon-Alun. In a slightly raised position, cut into the hillside, with the front facing downslope.

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