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Old Beaupre Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair (Llan-fair), Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4378 / 51°26'16"N

Longitude: -3.4268 / 3°25'36"W

OS Eastings: 300919

OS Northings: 171947

OS Grid: ST009719

Mapcode National: GBR HL.NQRG

Mapcode Global: VH6FG.K472

Plus Code: 9C3RCHQF+47

Entry Name: Old Beaupre Barn

Listing Date: 22 September 1995

Last Amended: 22 September 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16417

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located to the SE of Old Beaupre Castle, within a field approximately 100m S of the farmhouse, aligned on a NE/SW axis.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Llanfair (Llan-fair)

Community: Llanfair

Locality: Old Beaupre

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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C16 barn formerly serving the farm at Old Beaupre. Old Beaupre Castle is a substantial fortified manor house dating from the C14 to the early C17, now primarily a roofless ruin in the care of Cadw. The Bassett family occupied the site from the first recorded references in 1262.. The manor was sold in 1709.


Roofless 5-bay barn of c1500. Coursed rubble elevations with batter to base of walls. Two asymmetrically placed doorways on the E and W elevations with two-centred arches of dressed sutton stone with relieving arches behind. To N and S gables high set ventilation openings with splayed loop on interior.

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II as a surviving sub-medieval ancillary farm building of group value with Old Beaupre Castle complex.

Scheduled Ancient Monument No. GM1 (part)

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Former Hall Range to S of Old Beaupre Castle
    Located immediately to the S of S range of Old Beaupre Castle, aligned on N/S axis.
  • I Old Beaupre Castle
    Located approximately 2km SW of St Hilary on the E bank of the river Thaw, set on a platformed site, with pedestrian access from St Hilary to St Mary Church road to NW, opposite Howe Mill Farm.
  • II* Old Beaupre Farmhouse
    Located at the SE corner of Old Beaupre Castle, attached to the E end of the S range of the ruined manor house, aligned on a N/S axis.
  • II Old Rectory
    Located immediately to the North of St Mary Church, within the centre of the village.
  • II Parish Church of St Mary
    Located at the centre of St Mary Church village.
  • II Barn at Fishweir
    Located approximately 2km South East of the village of St Mary Church on the Tre-Aubrey to Llanmaes Road. Set down a long track leading south to the Fishweir farm group.
  • II Fishweir Farmhouse
    Located 2km SE of the village of St Mary Church village on the Tre-Aubrey to Llanmaes Road, from which a driveway leads south to the property.
  • II New Beaupre
    Located W of the village of St Hilary at the end of a long unmetalled private drive, running W through Coed y Tor. Aligned on a SE/NW axis.

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