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Barn at Rhyd-y-Creuau

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Garmon, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0985 / 53°5'54"N

Longitude: -3.7896 / 3°47'22"W

OS Eastings: 280273

OS Northings: 357200

OS Grid: SH802572

Mapcode National: GBR 64.8XL8

Mapcode Global: WH663.RCMY

Entry Name: Barn at Rhyd-y-Creuau

Listing Date: 11 August 1997

Last Amended: 11 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18781

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located 100m NW of the farmhouse, at the northern end of the farmyard; behind a modern barn complex.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Garmon

Community: Bro Garmon

Locality: A470

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Large and imposing vernacular barn, dated 1788.

Exterior

Rubble construction on a rubble plinth with corrugated asbestos roof; the former rubble gable parapets have been removed. Wide central entrances to both long sides, with segmental heads and projecting archrings; dressed slatestone voussoirs and quoins. Square open loading bays to far L and R on N face; blocked ventilation slits to sides and gable ends.

Interior

7-bay interior with original pegged collar trusses and, flanking the central (threshing floor) bay, tie-beam trusses with raking struts. Of these, that to the E is inscribed: 'I.G. 1788'.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as a fine example of a dated late C18 vernacular barn.

Group value with the Hay Barn at Rhyd-y-Creuau.

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  • II Haybarn at Rhyd-y-Creuau
    Located immediately E of the main barn at Rhyd-y-Creuau, at the northern extremity of the farmyard.
  • II Agricultural Range at Rhyd-y-Creuau
    Located 100m SW of Rhyd-y-Creuau farmhouse, and representing the southern-most range of buildings within the farmyard.
  • II Plas Muriau
    Situated high above the Conwy Valley and reached from a lane east off the A470. Set in its own landscaped grounds and entered between gate-piers with ball finials and a timber gate.
  • II* St Michael's Church
    Located on the W bank of the Afon Conwy, 100m E of Betws-y-Coed railway station.
  • II Lychgate to W of St. Michael's Church
    Located on the W side of the roughly oval churchyard which is enclosed by low rubble walls and incorporates a secondary, late C19th, lychgate to the S.
  • II Bryn-y-Bont
    Prominently located immediately opposite the NE approach of the Pont-y-Pair; raised up on a revetted bank.
  • II* St. Mary's Church
    Located immediately to the SW of the main road (A5) in the centre of the town.
  • II* Pont-y-Pair
    Carrying the B5106 and fording the Afon Llugwy in the centre of the town.

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