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Granary at S end of farmyard at Ty Glyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Dyffryn Arth, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2171 / 52°13'1"N

Longitude: -4.1992 / 4°11'57"W

OS Eastings: 249858

OS Northings: 259935

OS Grid: SN498599

Mapcode National: GBR DL.2K2L

Mapcode Global: VH3JT.5JFQ

Entry Name: Granary at S end of farmyard at Ty Glyn

Listing Date: 23 May 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17511

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated at lower end of farmyard NW of Ty Glyn.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Locality: Ty Glyn

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Exterior

History: Early Cl9 timber-framed granary on staddle-stones, the only example in S.W. Wales of a type common in S. England. A pencilled date of 16/10/1834 has been noted by the door inside. Not apparently marked on 1843 Tithe Map.

Exterior: Square plan on nine Bath stone staddle stones, tapered square bases and round wheel caps. Timber-frame clad in horizontal boarding with ledged door W and louvered window E. Slate pyramid roof.

Interior: Centre passage between four boarded grain bins with sloping dividers and two chamfered octagonal posts. Roof with crossed tie beams and centre octagonal post.

Included for its special interest as a unique agricultural structure in the area, possibly imported from England.

Reference: Royal Commission on Historic Monuments, Aberystwyth.

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