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Barn at Bont Newydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwysbach, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.226 / 53°13'33"N

Longitude: -3.8007 / 3°48'2"W

OS Eastings: 279885

OS Northings: 371398

OS Grid: SH798713

Mapcode National: GBR 64.0M7M

Mapcode Global: WH65J.L5CQ

Entry Name: Barn at Bont Newydd

Listing Date: 12 November 1996

Last Amended: 12 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17567

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located immediately to the W of Bont Newydd, on the N side of the lane running W from Tal-y-Cafn to Graig.

County: Conwy

Community: Eglwysbach (Eglwys-bach)

Community: Eglwysbach

Locality: Graig

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

Sub-Medieval vernacular barn, probably of early C17 date, subsequently extended to W; of whitened rubble under a medium-pitched slate roof. Wide, primary entrance off-centre (R) with original primitive boarded door and chamfered frame, the latter made up of re-used structural timbers; contemporary large wooden swivel hinges within. Further boarded entrance to L, with boarded door at R a high, unglazed window with boarded shutter; flanking the main entrance are two rows of four vertical ventilation slits. Opposing entry to rear side with further entrance to far R; boarded doors and exposed timber lintels. Similar high boarded window to the L and further vents to this and E gable side.

Interior

6-bay interior, the 2 western-most additional and with dividing rubble walls. 4-bay roof with queen post trusses to primary section; of pegged oak with trenched purlins.

Reasons for Listing

A good C17 vernacular barn in a prominent road-side location.

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