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Latitude: 52.075 / 52°4'29"N
Longitude: -4.5972 / 4°35'49"W
OS Eastings: 222103
OS Northings: 245031
OS Grid: SN221450
Mapcode National: GBR D2.CGB3
Mapcode Global: VH2MX.83HM
Entry Name: Attached Barn range to Penrallt Uchaf
Listing Date: 10 August 1994
Last Amended: 10 August 1994
Source ID: 14796
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Situated down long track of some 800m running S along Nant Arberth valley from point just E of Pont Rhydarberth.
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
A little altered farmhouse group with unpaved bedrock yard. Marked on 1840 Tithe Map as owned by Evan Protheroe, occupied by George Griffith. A David Jones of Penyrallt (d 1763) is commemorated in Llangoedmor Church, and Evan Griffith (d 1831) in churchyard. The 1705 datestone is among the earliest in Ceredigion.
Farmhouse: Early C18 or earlier farmhouse with barn attached below. Whitewashed rubble stone with asbestos roofs and red brick end stacks, larger to left. One-and-a-half storeys. Three large C20 eaves-breaking windows. Ground floor two x 4-light casements, door and small 12-pane sash. Attached at NE corner is gabled projection with boarded window and door under rough dripcourse. Datestone above 'DI 1705'. One side window. Added SW rear wing with brick end stack. House has heavy beams and fireplace lintel to E end kitchen.
Barn: Attached downhill to E with slate roof, camber-arched entry with stone voussoirs and double doors, in angle to house projection. One loop to left. 4-bay roof with triple purlins and pegged collar trusses. Three stepped loops in end wall and six tiers of paired dove-holes in gable with slate shelves. Downhill, attached at rear angle is an asbestos roofed stable with centre door and window each side, the left window with stone voussoirs, door and other window with timber lintels.
A good early example of a local vernacular farmhouse group.
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