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Agricultural Range at Cilcennus

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Garmon, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.1085 / 53°6'30"N

Longitude: -3.78 / 3°46'48"W

OS Eastings: 280939

OS Northings: 358294

OS Grid: SH809582

Mapcode National: GBR 65.808P

Mapcode Global: WH663.X458

Plus Code: 9C5R4659+CX

Entry Name: Agricultural Range at Cilcennus

Listing Date: 11 August 1997

Last Amended: 11 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18773

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located immediately to the SE of Cilcennus farmhouse and raised up very slightly above it.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Garmon

Community: Bro Garmon

Locality: A470

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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L-shaped agricultural complex of two or more periods. The earliest section appears to be a 3-bay barn at the eastern end, probably of late C16 or C17 origin; a later C17 barn then appears to have been placed to the W of this, adjacent, but not adjoining. Finally in the C19, the two ranges were altered and extended, becomming united in an L-plan complex.


L-shaped agricultural range of one-and-a-half stories; rubble construction with old slate roofs, partly patched with corrugated iron. External stone-stepped, first-floor access to yard side of W range; gabled dormer entrance with boarded door (fallen) and below, a ground floor entrance. Flanking windows to ground floor with steel-framed glazing. Square, open window to S gable; adjoining to the W a long C19 catslide-roofed lean-to (derelict at time of inspection - January 97). Similar external upper access to N range with entrance to L and window to R, as before. Central entrance to primary barn section at R with square window with boarded shutter and exposed timber lintel to L; further window to R. A further, later C19 additional bay adjoins to the E end of the N range; central entrance with flanking windows.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its sub-medieval origins and for group value with Cilcennus farmhouse.

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  • II Hafod
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  • II Carthouse at Hafod
    Immediately W and to the rear of Hafod farmhouse.
  • II Agricultural Range at Hafod
    Located immediately NW of Hafod farmhouse.
  • II Former Stable Block S of Hendre Wen
    Located diagonally opposite Hendre Wen farmhouse, with a C19 byre range adjoining to the S.
  • II* Hendre Wen
    Set back from the main Llanrwst to Betws-y-Coed road at the western border of the community and accessed via its own farm track running W from the road; facing a farmyard to the S, behind low rubble f
  • II Hendre House
    Strikingly located on a wooded slope on the E side of the Conwy valley; accessed via a long wooded drive leading S from an unclassified upper lane running parallel with the A470 and running SE towards
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