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Barn and Stable Range W of Saethon

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8652 / 52°51'54"N

Longitude: -4.536 / 4°32'9"W

OS Eastings: 229388

OS Northings: 332755

OS Grid: SH293327

Mapcode National: GBR 55.RGMJ

Mapcode Global: WH44N.978T

Entry Name: Barn and Stable Range W of Saethon

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19643

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated some 150m W of Saethon.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Saethon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Barn, probably C18, with added mid C19 range of cow-houses to the right. RCAHM suggests a much earlier date for the barn, 'a little later than the houses', ie late C16 or C17.


Barn, rubble stone with slate roof of grouted small slates, and attached lower range to right. Barn has low door to left of centre with slab lintel. One loop to left, 2 to right. Massive boulder footings and large blocks in wall. Rear has double doors with slab lintel and loft window left. One loop right. W end loft door. Lower range has purple slates, doors to left of centre and right. Slab lintels. Rear has 2 projecting gabled wings with small end windows and lean-to between, with door.


Barn has 5 pegged collar trusses, 2 missing collars, and triple purlins. Adjoining range has 4 C19 wishbone trusses and triple purlins.

Reasons for Listing

A substantial estate barn, of a type relatively rare in the region, and part of an historic group with the other buildings further E at Saethon.

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