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Attached Barn to Tyn y Waun Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Latitude: 52.2953 / 52°17'43"N

Longitude: -3.5425 / 3°32'33"W

OS Eastings: 294898

OS Northings: 267474

OS Grid: SN948674

Mapcode National: GBR 9H.XDFX

Mapcode Global: VH5CP.KK1S

Plus Code: 9C4R7FW4+4X

Entry Name: Attached Barn to Tyn y Waun Farmhouse

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16227

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: To N of minor road to Rhydoldog, approx 1km from its junction with Elan Valley Road.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Locality: Nant Caerhon

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Down-slope sited house probably C17, attached barn, animal shed C18.


House two storeys, rendered, slate roof. To L, very large square stone chimney with oversailing top course, to R, rectangular stone chimney. Two windows to each floor (modern glazing). Attached barn timber-framed with weatherboarding, slate roof with eaves at lower level than house. To R, brick fronted entrance to house with door and window. Gabled dormer loading door to barn; three doorways, and higher loading door to L. Ground slopes to L, and L end is 2 storey with animal accommodation at lower level; gable apex weatherboarded, stone lower level with doorway. Interior of barn lofted with heavily built framing. At least one truss has curved principal rafters.

Reasons for Listing

Good example of vernacular farmhouse.

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