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Former Barn at Garth Isaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7253 / 52°43'31"N

Longitude: -3.9949 / 3°59'41"W

OS Eastings: 265372

OS Northings: 316055

OS Grid: SH653160

Mapcode National: GBR 8W.1923

Mapcode Global: WH56M.LRWK

Entry Name: Former Barn at Garth Isaf

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15601

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located to the N of the main house, at the far end of the group at Garth Isaf and beyond a part-demolished former barn dated 1672.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Garth Isaf

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Long 6-bay rubble barn, its E gable set into the slopeof the hill; probably second quarter C17. Slate roofs, the 2 left-hand bays with old slates; rubble gable parapet to E with former loading bay now a window. Entrance to L with projecting stone lintel and deeply-recessed boarded door. Above, a rubble loading bay (blocked) with hipped roof. Blocked ventilation slitto L of door. To R large mid C20 part-glazed garage doors and further entrance to far R with recessed boarded door. Further (open) dormer loading bay to rear, as before and window to L withslate lintel (former entrance). Upper boarded loading bay to W gable.

Interior

Original pegged collar trusses with restorations; 2 tiers of overlapping purlins. Rubble dividing wall between bays 2 and 3.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at Garth Isaf.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cottage at Garth Isaf
    Immediately to the N of the main house at Garth Isaf and set against the former, embanked road to the rear; sharing a small dwarf-walled terrace with the main house and with stepped, parapetted access
  • II* Garth Isaf Farmhouse
    Located 0.5km NW of the main road in a hollow near the estuary and accessed via a long wooded track; raised up behind a dwarf-walled terrace, its E gable facing the former, disused road.
  • II Secondary House at Garth Isaf
    Located to the rear (SW) of the main house at Garth Isaf and built against the slope of the ground to the NE; facing the Mawddach estuary.
  • II Milepost
    Situated at the side of the road against a rubble wall diagonally opposite the former Ty'n-y-Coed quarry.
  • II SW Lodge to Garth Angharad
    Set back from the road behind trees and raised up behind a rubble retaining wall.
  • II Cefn-Hir-Uchaf
    Located in the up-land area approximately 1km E of Arthog; immediately to the E of an unclassified mountain road leading E from Arthog Terrace to the Cragennen lakes.
  • II Ty'n-y-Coed
    Raised up behind the main road and overlooking Arthog and the Mawddach estury in its own wooded and landscaped park; accessed via a short drive off a lane running parallel behind the main road.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.

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