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Agricultural Range at Pen-y-Bont

A Grade II Listed Building in Ysbyty Ifan, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0243 / 53°1'27"N

Longitude: -3.7282 / 3°43'41"W

OS Eastings: 284184

OS Northings: 348837

OS Grid: SH841488

Mapcode National: GBR 67.FDVZ

Mapcode Global: WH66J.P7WW

Entry Name: Agricultural Range at Pen-y-Bont

Listing Date: 8 April 1997

Last Amended: 8 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18306

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Prominently sited at the crossroads at the western end of the village and enclosing a small farmyard behind Pen-y-Bont; facing the B 4407 to the NW and the main Ysbyty Ifan street to the SW.

County: Conwy

Community: Ysbyty Ifan

Community: Ysbyty Ifan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Third-quarter C19 agricultural range; built to serve the contemporary Pen-y-Bont farm following the Eidda estate's purchase in 1856 by Lord Penrhyn of Penrhyn Castle.

Exterior

L-shaped agricultural range, partly storied, of rubble construction with hipped slate roofs and tiled ridges; dressed slate lintels to openings and finely-tooled, squared quoins. The S side has a plain boarded door to the L and a wide cart entrance to the R, also boarded. Above, three equally-spaced windows under the eaves, with 4-pane glazing and projecting cills. The W (road-facing) side has an upper entrance with deeply-recessed boarded door and a flight of 4 concrete and 2 slate steps. Similar entrance to W return of projecting arm, though with steps removed. To the L the range steps down to continue as single storey; weathercoursing at the junction. Similar stepped upper entrance to an early C20 red brick, gabled loading bay; recessed boarded door. The E (farmyard) side has a boarded stable door to the storeyed section, with flanking windows on both floors; 12-pane sashes, the lower sections missing (upper) and boarded (ground floor). Further openings to the lower section at R in the arrangement window, door, window, door (formerly 4 entrances); piggeries beyond. The N return on the farmyard side has a boarded door to the ground floor at L, with an upper entrance at R via a C20 metal stair.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Pen-y-Bont farmhouse and Pen-y-Bont, the former inn.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pen-y-Bont (formerly Penrhyn Arms Inn)
    Prominently located in the centre of the village at the W approach to Pont Ysbyty Ifan.
  • II Pen-y-Bont Farmhouse
    Adjoining the former inn at the W approach of the Pont Ysbyty Ifan, in a prominent river-side location.
  • II Cartshed at Pen-y-Bont
    Adjacent to Pen-y-Bont farmhouse to the NE and facing a small farmyard to the W.
  • II Former Corn Mill
    Set back slightly at the village crossroads diagonally opposite Pont Ysbyty Ifan.
  • II ,1,Mill Street,Ysbyty Ifan,,,
    Facing the river Conwy on its W bank in the centre of the village; immediately SW of the Pont Ysbyty Ifan, rubble-walled and gated forecourt.
  • II ,2,Mill Street,Ysbyty Ifan,,,
    Facing the river Conwy on its W bank in the centre of the village; immediately SW of the Pont Ysbyty Ifan, rubble-walled and gated forecourt.
  • II Former Wheelwright's Workshop.
    Set into a slight slope immediately S of the village crossroads, adjacent to the former corn mill.
  • II ,3,Mill Street,Ysbyty Ifan,,,
    Facing the river Conwy on its W bank in the centre of the village; immediately SW of the Pont Ysbyty Ifan, rubble-walled and gated forecourt.

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