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Barn at Y Fro

A Grade II Listed Building in The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne), Powys

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Latitude: 51.8698 / 51°52'11"N

Longitude: -3.1178 / 3°7'4"W

OS Eastings: 323132

OS Northings: 219616

OS Grid: SO231196

Mapcode National: GBR F1.S98R

Mapcode Global: VH6CH.X82G

Entry Name: Barn at Y Fro

Listing Date: 19 November 1998

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20844

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On NE side of house, which is situated approximately 1.1km SW of Llanbedr.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Fro

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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A late C17 or early C18 barn.


Rubble stone barn built on a sloping site, with battered walls and roof of concrete pantiles. The front has a central wagon bay doorway with double boarded doors, a timber lintel and wooden brackets of a former canopy. The doorway is flanked by 3 stepped ventilation slits. The R gable end has 2 tiers of 3 ventilation slits and a loft opening (now glazed) under a drip stone. The L gable end has a single tier of 3 ventilation slits, a boarded loft opening and a triangular breather below the apex. To the rear is a central lean-to with a single-storey projection to R.


Not inspected at time of survey (December 1997).

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the house as a good early barn.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Y Fro
    Approximately 1.1km SW of Llanbedr church and reached by short private road S of minor road between Llanbedr and Crickhowell.
  • II Ty Llangenny
    On N side of a junction of minor roads between Llangenny and Llanbedr, approximately 1.3km N of Llangenny church.
  • II Byre and Cart Shed at Ty Llangenny
    On SE side of house facing farm yard to E.
  • II* Moor Park
    Set in parkland approximately 0.6km SSW of Llanbedr church, and reached by private drive W of minor road between Llanbedr and Llangenny.
  • II Packhorse Bridge
    Bridge over the Grwyne Fawr approximately 0.8km NNW of Llangenny church, and reached by public footpath E of minor road between Llangenny and Llanbedr and W of Ty Draw.
  • II Glebe Farm
    On SE side of Llanbedr church, on S side of a minor road.
  • II Lych Gate at the Church of St Peter
    On S side of churchyard, with churchyard walls abutting both sides.
  • II Glyn Pedr
    Approximately 0.2km NW of Llanbedr church, set back from E side of a minor road from village.

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