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Barn with attached L-shaped range at Penlan

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

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Latitude: 51.8722 / 51°52'20"N

Longitude: -3.0885 / 3°5'18"W

OS Eastings: 325156

OS Northings: 219856

OS Grid: SO251198

Mapcode National: GBR F2.SBJN

Mapcode Global: VH78Z.F62L

Entry Name: Barn with attached L-shaped range at Penlan

Listing Date: 19 November 1998

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20889

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On W side of house, which is situated approximately 1.3km SE of Llanbedr church.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Penlan

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Probably C18 barn, with the roof renewed C19.


Barn of rubble sandstone and restored stone tile roof. Renewed double full-height boarded doors to cart passage R of centre are flanked by ventilation slits. To the L is a renewed boarded door under a timber lintel. Loft opening in L gable end. The rear cart passage doorway has inserted glazing and boarding below, and is flanked by ventilation slits. Further R is a small opening. The R gable end has a lean-to with slate roof attached to cart shed. The cart shed forms one arm of a lately restored L-shaped range, the other arm consisting of farm buildings lately converted to a dwelling. Consisting of rubble stone walls and restored stone tile roof.


The barn has a 6-bay roof of king posts with raking struts. The cart shed has a similar roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Penlan house.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Penlan
    Isolated house on high ground approximately 1.3km SE of Llanbedr church, reached by private road S of minor road between Llangenny and Partrishow at Dyffryn farm.
  • II Dyffryn
    Approximately 1.7km E of Llanbedr church, set back on S side of a minor road between Dyffryn and Partrishow
  • II Gudder
    Approximately 0.5km E of Llanbedr church set back from E side of a minor road through Grwyne Fechan.
  • II Ty Canol
    Approximately 1.3km NNE of Llangenny church, set back below W side of minor road on E side of Grwyne river.
  • II Bridge over Grwyne Fawr, Llanbedr
    Approximately 0.4km SE of Llanbedr church crossing the Grwyne Fechan and reached by path from the church.
  • 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 Byre at Penygilfach
    On NE side and facing the farm yard.

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