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Barn and attached wall at Gelmast

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontarfynach, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3648 / 52°21'53"N

Longitude: -3.7985 / 3°47'54"W

OS Eastings: 277634

OS Northings: 275603

OS Grid: SN776756

Mapcode National: GBR 94.S3DT

Mapcode Global: VH5C5.3TQJ

Entry Name: Barn and attached wall at Gelmast

Listing Date: 19 February 1998

Last Amended: 16 March 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19380

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On W side of farmstead at Gelmast, defining W side, and S wall of farmstead.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Pontarfynach

Community: Pontarfynach

Locality: Cwmystwyth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Part of Thomas Johnes' experimental farm of c1807-7, forming the W side of a 3-sided farm-court. The late C19 OS map shows some kind of link building between N end of barn and W end of the range with the farmhouse. The barn roof was replaced in C20 after a fire.

Exterior

Stone barn with corrugated roof. Walls have small square ventilation holes, two rows on E, facing yard, and one on W. E side is obscured by a later addition in corrugated iron, original door within to left. N gable has boarded door and loading door above. W side has large barn door to centre. S end has door with concrete lintel. At right angles, to S, stone boundary wall of farmyard drops down from circa 3m to circa 1.5m; gatepier at E end. The wall encloses the S side of the yard, with the similar wall attached to the cow-house opposite.

Interior

Five bays, with modern softwood trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as integral part of Thomas Johnes' experimental farm at Gelmast. Group value with other listed buildings on site.

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