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SE range of farm court at Monachty

A Grade II Listed Building in Dyffryn Arth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.2361 / 52°14'10"N

Longitude: -4.1908 / 4°11'26"W

OS Eastings: 250494

OS Northings: 262033

OS Grid: SN504620

Mapcode National: GBR DM.174Q

Mapcode Global: VH3JT.92V3

Plus Code: 9C4Q6RP5+FM

Entry Name: SE range of farm court at Monachty

Listing Date: 23 May 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17491

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated at SE corner of farmyard with openings to farmyard to N and service drive to S.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Locality: Monachty/Mynachdy

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History: Later C19 farm-building, apparently for loose-boxes, milking and calving-pens.

Exterior: Rubble stone with broad slate roof, overhanging at W end. Large single-storey, eight bays. S front has casement, door, casement pair, door, door, casement pair and two small cambered-headed iron ventilator lights. Doors have overlights, windows have boarded shutters. Stone voussoirs. W end has centre similar door with window to right. E end has one window to road. N front, to yard, is of different stone, seven bays, doors and windows in sequence WWDWDWD, stone voussoirs.

Interior: A high 7-bay roof with king-post and queen strut tie-beam trusses, subdivided by stone walls up to tie-beam level. One large room at E with grooved brick floors and two-rows of ties, possibly for milking, the rest divided by spine wall into spaces N and S. S has centre room with flat tiles to floor and SW room further divided by plank partition. N has long centre stable with loose boxes each side of passage. NW room has cobbled floor.

An unusual Victorian farm-building remarkable for integrated management of milking and calving. Group value with the rest of the exceptional farmyard buildings at Monachty.

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