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Carpenter's Shop at Llanerchaeron (previously listed as sited at Llanaeron Home Farm)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ciliau Aeron, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2187 / 52°13'7"N

Longitude: -4.2248 / 4°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 248114

OS Northings: 260165

OS Grid: SN481601

Mapcode National: GBR DK.2BQV

Mapcode Global: VH3JS.QHDH

Entry Name: Carpenter's Shop at Llanerchaeron (previously listed as sited at Llanaeron Home Farm)

Listing Date: 15 November 1990

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17516

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated on the far E side of the farm complex at Llanerchaeron, some 20m E of the house.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Ciliau Aeron

Community: Ciliau Aeron

Locality: Llanerchaeron

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Built c.1800. Carpenter's Shop slightly later. All (including additions) shown on 1844 Tithe map.

Exterior

Large barn of rubble construction with hipped slate roof and projecting eaves. Long front (W) and rear, each with two tall camber-headed doors with stone voussoirs and paired planked doors. Short loop towards each end. Rear with two rows of dove-holes under eaves, wooden brackets between with some timber ledges. Lean-to cart shed towards left end of rear. Two loops to S, now within added buildings.

Attached to N is a lofted two-bay Carpenter's Shop of rubble construction with slate roof. Front (W) with 12-pane window to left, boarded door to right: cambered stone voussoired heads. Similar window to gable, lighting loft: also to rear. Attached at N end is small two-bay building of similar materials, brick chimney to left end. Front with boarded door to right and 9-pane window to left, rising to eaves. Attached to S of barn, abutting garden wall is later single storey building, E side with D.W.D.D and W side with two doors: timber lintels.

Interior

Later roof structure to barn of 9 bays with tie-beam trusses and angled struts: paired purlins. Stone dividing wall in barn, each side with elm boarded threshing floor. Loft in Carpenter's Shop on rough beams. Three bay scarfed-cruck roof, pegged joints and collars.

Reasons for Listing

The barn is a rare example in West Wales of large scale threshing barns, stemming from the late C18 Industrial Revolution. Group value with other estate buildings at Llanerchaeron

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