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Corn Barn at Treprior Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Y Ferwig, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1092 / 52°6'33"N

Longitude: -4.5858 / 4°35'8"W

OS Eastings: 223020

OS Northings: 248808

OS Grid: SN230488

Mapcode National: GBR D2.9C5X

Mapcode Global: VH2MQ.G7JX

Entry Name: Corn Barn at Treprior Farm

Listing Date: 6 March 1995

Last Amended: 6 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15873

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated on W side of farmyard at Treprior Farm, approximately 200m N of the A487 at Tremain.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Y Ferwig

Community: Y Ferwig

Locality: Tremain

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Treprior mentioned as an ancient house now farm by S Lewis in 1833. The farm formed part of the Priory estate until 1886 when it was sold. The corn barn was probably built in the 1860's. The brickworks in Cardigan manufactured bricks from about 1858 to around 1923.

Exterior

C1860-70 red brick corn barn with plinth on raised rubble stone base. Built of large Cardigan L shaped hollow bricks. Slate roof with swept eaves. One sliding door on each of N, S and E sides have chamfered brick surrounds, segmental pointed. One circular window high on E end wall and one similar lower on S and N walls. One window high in W end wall. Scissor rafter roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the cow shed adjoining as the best local examples of farm buildings built of the large Cardigan L-shaped hollow bricks. Other examples can be seen at Bryn Pedr Farm near Gwbert.

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  • II Dolcoed
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  • II Milestone
    Situated to S of A487 at Tremain approximately 25m W of the turning to St Michael's Church, Tremain.
  • II* Church of St Michael
    Situated near a minor road 200m S of A487 at Tremain.
  • II Milestone
    Situated to S of A487 near the house called Milestone at Penparc.

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