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Barn at Upper Penllanafal

A Grade II Listed Building in Brecon, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9581 / 51°57'29"N

Longitude: -3.2298 / 3°13'47"W

OS Eastings: 315593

OS Northings: 229563

OS Grid: SO155295

Mapcode National: GBR YW.LZF3

Mapcode Global: VH6C1.Y1XQ

Plus Code: 9C3RXQ5C+73

Entry Name: Barn at Upper Penllanafal

Listing Date: 21 August 1998

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20329

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated NE of Llangors on high ground, on N side of the lane leading towards the mountains, near the farmhouse, and near NE community boundary.

County: Powys

Community: Llangors (Llan-gors)

Community: Llangors

Locality: Penllanafal

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Probably early C18.


Large barn facing separate byre to S; of limewashed rubble with corrugated roof. 2 tiers of ventilation slits at different levels either side of double doors; door with timber lintelat lower level to left. Stone steps adjacent give access to loft through lean-to W. Gable end facing mountain has 2 ventilation slits and pitching door. Cobbled surround.


Interior of barn has collar and tie trusses and 3 rows of trenched staggered purlins; flag threshing floor with stone kerb. Downhill end has cowshed with accommodation for 8 cows, mangers still in situ, flag floor.

Reasons for Listing

Listed together with the Byre at Upper Penllanafal as a fine pair of early farm buildings.

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