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Barn at Henbant Fach

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

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Latitude: 51.8804 / 51°52'49"N

Longitude: -3.0991 / 3°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 324441

OS Northings: 220780

OS Grid: SO244207

Mapcode National: GBR F2.RMX5

Mapcode Global: VH78S.7ZHT

Entry Name: Barn at Henbant Fach

Listing Date: 19 November 1998

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20864

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On E side of the house.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Henbant

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Probably early C17 and contemporary with the addition of the fireplace and upper storey to the house.


On a steeply sloping site with the N gable end built into the bank. The walls are rubble sandstone, with timber framing below the eaves clad in weatherboarding, and with a wide batter at the downhill end. The roof is concrete pantiles. The front has central boarded doors to the wagon bay, and lower L is a boarded door to a former stable beneath the barn floor. To the rear are external stone stairs (the lower steps replaced in concrete) to a central doorway with a stop-chamfer wooden frame.


Not inspected at time of survey (January 1998), but recorded by Smith and Jones as retaining 3 pairs of upper crucks.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early Breconshire farm building and for group value with the house.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Henbant Fach
    Approximately 0.6km NE of Llanbedr church at the end of a minor road passing Henbant Fawr.
  • II Henbant Fawr
    Prominently-sited on high ground approximately 0.6km NE of Llanbedr church at the end of a minor road.
  • II Byre at Henbant Fawr
    On SW side of the house, facing the farm yard with the barn opposite.
  • II Barn and Former Bakehouse at Henbant Fawr
    On SE side of the house.
  • II Barn at Penyrheol
    On W side of farm yard opposite house.
  • II Penyrheol including attached former byre
    Approximately 0.5km E of Llanbedr church at NE corner of a junction between minor roads to Grwyne Fechan and Henbant Fawr.
  • II Gudder
    Approximately 0.5km E of Llanbedr church set back from E side of a minor road through Grwyne Fechan.
  • II Upper Cwm Bridge
    Approximately 0.2km E of Llanbedr church, crossing the Grwyne Fechan, and reached by path from the church.

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