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Former Haybarn at Parciau Mawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Criccieth, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9203 / 52°55'13"N

Longitude: -4.2409 / 4°14'27"W

OS Eastings: 249437

OS Northings: 338231

OS Grid: SH494382

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.N293

Mapcode Global: WH44D.TVPK

Plus Code: 9C4QWQC5+4J

Entry Name: Former Haybarn at Parciau Mawr

Listing Date: 12 December 1994

Last Amended: 12 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15372

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: West of the Parciau Mawr hotel, and close to Lon Fel.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Criccieth (Cricieth)

Community: Criccieth

Built-Up Area: Criccieth

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Mid C19 (post-dating the Tithe Map of 1839).


4 bays, an open-sided structure, with pillars formed from heavy stone blocks, each with wider plinth, supporting timber wall plates and half-braced king-post roof structure. Slate roof with vents. E gable is solid, and has integral lean-to, incorporating a brick chimney stack connected to a small hearth. W wall is pierced by a high segmentally arched opening.

Reasons for Listing

A very good example of a hay barn, a distinctive local vernacular building type.

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