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Barn at Ffawydd

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

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Latitude: 51.8897 / 51°53'22"N

Longitude: -3.1137 / 3°6'49"W

OS Eastings: 323449

OS Northings: 221825

OS Grid: SO234218

Mapcode National: GBR F1.R48D

Mapcode Global: VH6C9.ZR8Q

Entry Name: Barn at Ffawydd

Listing Date: 19 July 1963

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20861

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On SE side of house facing the small yard.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Grwyne Fechan

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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C18 barn of rubble sandstone with bigger quoins, and graded stone tile roof. Facing the yard is a wagon bay doorway offset to L with a canopy and a boarded door. To L of the doorway is a tall ventilation slit. The L gable end has 3 tiers of ventilation slits. The R gable end, built into the bank, has 2 ventilation slits and a boarded loft opening under a drip stone. The rear has double boarded doors to the wagon bay with 2 ventilation slits to L.


Four-bay roof has tie beams with raking struts. The wagon bay has a flagged floor.

Reasons for Listing

Good example of an early barn characteristic of the region, and forming a strong visual group with the farmhouse and stable.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ffawydd including stone cattle ramp at downhill end
    Approximately 1.5km NNW of Llanbedr church, reached by a short private road on W side of minor road through Grwyne Fechan.
  • II Stable at Ffawydd
    On E side of house and yard.
  • II Draen including attached former byre
    Isolated house approximately 1.3km N of Llanbedr church, on steep hillside adjacent to a bridleway on E side of minor road through Grwyne Fechan.
  • II Road bridge at The Bont
    Crossing the Grwyne Fechan on a minor road 2.2km N of Llanbedr church and on NE side of The Bont.
  • II Pont Cwm Banw
    On a minor road through Grwyne Fechan approximately 2.5km N of Llanbedr church and W of Neuadd Fawr.
  • II Glyn Pedr
    Approximately 0.2km NW of Llanbedr church, set back from E side of a minor road from village.
  • II Henbant Fach
    Approximately 0.6km NE of Llanbedr church at the end of a minor road passing Henbant Fawr.
  • II Barn at Henbant Fach
    On E side of the house.

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