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L-shaped Barn Range at Plas-yn-Cefn

A Grade II Listed Building in Cefnmeiriadog, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.2282 / 53°13'41"N

Longitude: -3.4706 / 3°28'14"W

OS Eastings: 301925

OS Northings: 371136

OS Grid: SJ019711

Mapcode National: GBR 6K.0PFF

Mapcode Global: WH65P.N4J1

Entry Name: L-shaped Barn Range at Plas-yn-Cefn

Listing Date: 30 January 1968

Last Amended: 2 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19938

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located to the W of Plas-yn-Cefn at the western corner of the service court.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Cefnmeiriadog

Community: Cefnmeiriadog

Locality: Cefn Meiriadog

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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L-shaped barn range dated 1729 and probably contemporary with the C18 remodelling of Plas-yn-Cefn, whose main barn complex this was.


Large L-shaped barn range of limestone rubble on rock foundations; slate roof with original kneelers and c1900 stepped gable parapets. The yard-facing side (NE) has a primary entrance to the R with boarded door and pegged oak frame; exposed timber lintel. Flanking this are 2 windows with modern multi-pane glazing, formerly also entrances. The E gable end has a blocked former entrance with exposed timber lintel, now reduced to a modern window; boarded loading bay above with C20 multi-pane window above. The N corner has an incised limestone quoin with Welsh and Latin inscription and the date 1729. The W side has an upper loading bay with pegged surround and a further boarded entrance to the R, also in original frame; various enlarged openings to the rear.

Adjoining to the SW is a stretch of high rubble wall with ruined early C20 lean-to kennels to the E side.


Original rough pegged collar and raking strut trusses within; an internal flight of stone steps leads down into the SW section from the W entrance.

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