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Barn Range at Cwmwr-uchaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Pen-y-Bont-Fawr (Pen-y-bont-fawr), Powys

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Latitude: 52.8092 / 52°48'32"N

Longitude: -3.3887 / 3°23'19"W

OS Eastings: 306489

OS Northings: 324415

OS Grid: SJ064244

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.W5BB

Mapcode Global: WH78S.XNH9

Plus Code: 9C4RRJ56+MG

Entry Name: Barn Range at Cwmwr-uchaf

Listing Date: 17 April 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18113

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Approximately 50 m to east of Cwmwr-uchaf farmhouse, about 2km W of Pen-y-bont-fawr, to N of B4396.

County: Powys

Community: Pen-y-Bont-Fawr (Pen-y-bont-fawr)

Community: Pen-y-bont-Fawr

Locality: Cwmwr-uchaf

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Late C17/early C18 and later. Aligned E-W set into slope of ground which slopes to S, giving 2 storeys to S.


Barn range. Grey stone with some timber framing and some brick dressings, slate roof covering (4 rooflights to north side, 5 to south side). To N (facing track), central section is timber-framed (corrugated iron covering); to R, door and window with cambered brick heads, to L, 2 small windows. Building has lower extensions to L and R. To S, building is 2-storeyed with, to L, roof sweeping down over cowhouse 2 camber-headed doorways with slits between, 2 further doors and 2 windows, (blocked opening in R return), to R of this, set back, door and small window (small window in R return of Barn). To R, lower cartshed (?) has timber fronted upper floor with window and door, and open ground floor. To R again, lean-to open shed with corrugated roof covering.


Interior of barn has roof with tie-beams and tension braces; staggered purlins; roof slope continues to rear (S) as a catslide with timbers of smaller scantling. Square framing to front and rear, with some panels missing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good timber-framed barn and for group value with the farmhouse.

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  • II Ty-brith
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  • II Barn at Glanhafan-fawr
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    At the rear of a farmyard at the east side of the Tanat Valley, reached by the B4391; about 2 km north-west of the village of Penybontfawr. Front garden with low wall.
  • II Bryn Glas
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  • II Siambr-wen
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  • II Llangynog Bridge
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