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Barn at Pant

A Grade II Listed Building in Kerry, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5058 / 52°30'20"N

Longitude: -3.1466 / 3°8'47"W

OS Eastings: 322272

OS Northings: 290387

OS Grid: SO222903

Mapcode National: GBR B0.H7YT

Mapcode Global: VH68D.D8WW

Plus Code: 9C4RGV43+89

Entry Name: Barn at Pant

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 12 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17302

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Barn located at the bottom of a narrow valley cutting into Pant Hill, lying opposite the SE facing front of the farmhouse, 2 Km ESE of Sarn.

County: Powys

Town: Newtown

Community: Kerry (Ceri)

Community: Kerry

Locality: Hopton Uchaf

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Probably C15-C16 agricultural barn of 5 bays, timber framed on cruck trusses and clad with weatherboarding, and a corrugated iron roof replacing stone slates. Main barn comprises 4 bays, with 3 cruck couples and box-framed ends, the NE bay originally filled. Crucks are smoothly curved and have collar and tie halved in, and have vertically mitred and tenoned, the apex trenched for a diagonal ridge [Type B]. Blades originally trenched for 2 tiers of purlins, but two purlins now carried on an outrider each side, meeting the extended end of the ties. Battens for slating torched. Walls of square framing set on high stone sill walls taking up the lie of the land, and were originally filled with wattle and daub. Tension braces in gable ends. An bay added at the NE end as a stable, under an extension of the roof. An extension on the side is indicated on the tithe award.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine cruck-framed barn exhibiting two phases of later medieval construction, and of group value with Pant farmhouse.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pant
    Former farmhouse located at the bottom of a narrow valley cutting into Pant Hill, 2 Km ESE of Sarn.
  • II White Hopton, also known as Pied Hopton
    Located due E of Sarn, between Hopton isaf and Hopton uchaf.
  • II Mile marker
    Located in the road verge, on a sharp bend. 300m E of Sarn church.

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