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Barn at Plas Nant-y-Meichiaid

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7422 / 52°44'31"N

Longitude: -3.278 / 3°16'40"W

OS Eastings: 313818

OS Northings: 316825

OS Grid: SJ138168

Mapcode National: GBR 9T.0CM9

Mapcode Global: WH797.MB7M

Plus Code: 9C4RPPRC+VQ

Entry Name: Barn at Plas Nant-y-Meichiaid

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15978

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located E of Plas Nant-y-meichiaid, on the south side of the farmyard.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Nantymeichiad

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Barn, C17 Timber framed clad with weatherboarding, and corrugated iron roof, cantilevered at the W end with a quarter-hipped roof sheltering grain pitching doors. Four high level shuttered openings. Lean-to at the E end.


The building is of 5 bays, 3 open at the centre with horizontal boarding between the centre and wall posts 1m high. Tension braces. Trusses 2 and 5 have full square panel framing, 3 panels high, with boarding infilling up to the lower rail, and formerly woven infilling above. Trusses have 3 queen struts to collar, and raking struts to the principal rafters, carrying 2 tiers of purlins. Original rafters. The wall frames are also 3 panels high, without corner braces, with boarding infill to the lowest panel. Some tension struts to sills.

Reasons for Listing

Of group value with the other farm buildings and Plas Nant-y-meichiaid.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cowhouse at Plas Nant-y-Meichiaid
    Located on steep ground on the N side of the farmyard, E of Plas Nant-y-meichiaid, and parallel with the barn.
  • II Granary and Gig House at Plas Nant-y-Meichiaid
    Located to the SE of Plas Nant-y-meichiaid, at the E side of the farmyard.
  • II* Plas Nant-y-Meichiaid
    Located close to the south side of the road from Llanfyllin to Pontrobert.
  • II Gwaelod Farmhouse
    Located on a slight eminence on the floor of the valley, W of the road from Llanfyllin through Grwn-amlwg to Meifod.
  • II Allt Goch Isaf
    Located on a platform site at high elevation (265m) looking SE over the valley and the Brogan.
  • II Nant-y-Meichiaid Farmhouse
    Located on a platform site on the N side of the valley, facing E.
  • II Peniarth Uchaf
    Dramatically sited just below the crest of a narrow ridge running between Dyffryn Meifod and Cwm Nant-y-meichiaid, approx 2km NNW of Meifod.

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