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L-Shaped Agricultural Range at Hen-Ddol

A Grade II Listed Building in Friog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6913 / 52°41'28"N

Longitude: -4.0463 / 4°2'46"W

OS Eastings: 261794

OS Northings: 312362

OS Grid: SH617123

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.3GCR

Mapcode Global: WH56S.TMC5

Plus Code: 9C4QMXR3+GF

Entry Name: L-Shaped Agricultural Range at Hen-Ddol

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15596

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located immediately to the NW of Hen-ddol farmhouse, on the opposite side of the lane; facing converted outbuildings.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Friog

Built-Up Area: Friog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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A second quarter/mid C19 L-shaped agricultural range consisting of a large cart shed with open hay-loft over and single-storey former byre/stable block at right-angles with it. Rubble construction with old slate roofs. The main cart shed and hay-loft range has 4 entrances of varying sizes to the ground floor, the central one a large cart opening and the smaller one to far L blocked; large flat stone lintels. Above, the open hay-loft with 3 large openings under the eaves, that to the L of double-width; plain rubble piers. Large upper loading bay to Fford Hen-ddol gable.

Adjoining at right-angles and stepped-down an earlier byre or stable block with weather coursing at their intersection; construction as before. Entrance to R and square light to L. Short rear roof pitch.


3 bay main range with rubble dividing wall between first 2 bays of hay-loft; plain trusses with overlapping purlins and some unsquared timbers.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good C19 agricultural range, unusual in its cart house and hay-loft arrangement.

Group value with Hen-ddol farmhouse.

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