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Mill building at Felin Bryn

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwyswrw, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.9827 / 51°58'57"N

Longitude: -4.7602 / 4°45'36"W

OS Eastings: 210543

OS Northings: 235184

OS Grid: SN105351

Mapcode National: GBR CV.K9WR

Mapcode Global: VH2N6.FFTD

Plus Code: 9C3QX6MQ+3W

Entry Name: Mill building at Felin Bryn

Listing Date: 24 January 1990

Last Amended: 10 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13062

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated at N end of track, beyond Felin Bryn house, running N from B4329 just E of Brynberian bridge.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Crymych

Community: Eglwyswrw

Community: Eglwyswrw

Locality: Brynberian

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Early to mid C19 water-powered corn-mill. Marked on 1842 Meline Tithe Map when owned by Owen Owen of Cwmgloyne and occupied by Hannah Jones.


Rubble stone with slate roofs, partly replaced in asbestos. Two sections, N facing and built into bank. Lofted mill range to right with W end iron overshot water-wheel, and lower kiln-house to left.
Mill is small with half-hipped W gable, ground floor door to left and window to centre with rough stone voussoirs and small window at ground level right with timber lintel. Upper floor has former loading-door to left, part blocked with small window inserted. W end wall has water-wheel and one loft window. Rear upper floor is at ground level with centre 4-pane window and, to right, roof sweeps down over pent porch with rubble stone side walls. Broad ledged stable door within.
Kiln-house to left is single storey, gable-ended, with one plank door to front, in angle to mill range. Small E wall openings, and low rear wall with added lean-to of upright slate slabs.


Mill has ladder steps to loft and wooden mill-machinery, apparently complete. Loft has pegged tie-beam-and-collar roof trusses. Kiln-house has evidence of roof being raised. Smoke-blackened 2-bay collar-truss roof. Large square kiln with furnace below and sloping inner sides. Stone steps up to rim which has late C19 iron frame marked S.F. Kelly, Cardigan.

Reasons for Listing

A complete rural corn-mill of regional character, and with malt-drying kiln.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Outbuilding to E of Felin Bryn
    Situated on E side of grassed courtyard in front of Felin Bryn.
  • II Brynberian Independent Chapel
    Situated in Brynberian village some 150 m S of the Post Office.
  • II Pound at Newfoundland
    Situated on SE side of B 4329 opposite Newfoundland, about 1 km NE of Brynberian Bridge.
  • II Penrhiwlas Isaf
    Situated by Tirnewydd, down dead-end lane running S from point some 800m E of Llwynihirion crossroads.
  • II Penbanc
    On the south side of the B4329 approximately 1.2km SW of Crosswell, set within its own enclosure to the west of a private drive to Maes Y Bryn.

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