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Wagon house and attached stable at Buckland Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Talybont-on-Usk, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8896 / 51°53'22"N

Longitude: -3.2621 / 3°15'43"W

OS Eastings: 313235

OS Northings: 221983

OS Grid: SO132219

Mapcode National: GBR YV.R3H0

Mapcode Global: VH6C7.DRSS

Entry Name: Wagon house and attached stable at Buckland Farm

Listing Date: 17 December 1998

Last Amended: 17 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21181

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Fronting the lane by Buckland Farm and roughly on a line with the front garden wall of the farmhouse. Buckland Farm is situated near the main park entrance to N of the house.

County: Powys

Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)

Community: Talybont-on-Usk

Locality: Buckland

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Mid to later C19, part of the model farm development; does not appear on Tithe of 1845.

The farmhouse is C16-C17 in origin, remodelled later, particularly mid to later C19 as part of a model farm development. Previously called Wern y Berllan and appears as such and T- shaped on Tithe map of 1841, together with a farm range mainly to rear which pre-dates the expansion. OS map 1889 shows development complete. Buckland House later Hall nearby was first recorded as a Jacobean mansion c 1600 and was rebuilt for Roderick Gwynne c 1775. From mid C19 until its sale in 1935 Buckland was the property of the Gwynne Holford family. The house was rebuilt following a fire in 1898.

Exterior

Cartshed and hayloft of stone rubble with tooled stone dressings and Welsh slate roof. Range of 4 boarded first floor openings with central mullions and shallow sills directly under eaves. To ground floor right a range of 4 cartshed bays with wide segmental arches, voussoirs, keystone and quoins. To left end are two narrow doorways with boarded stable doors. Gable end to right has a large first floor window with multipane glazing under a single stone lintel; to left, wall is chamfered at angle and has a central doorway flanked by 2 multipane hoppers, similar above. Rear has similar boarded openings at first floor level. Attached at right angles to left is a single storey stable range with tooled quoins, lintels, surrounds and sills; two doorways with boarded stable doors and 3 windows with hoppers. Roof has 2 ventilators. To rear, this L- shaped range and an attached remodelled barn form a courtyard for stock bounded by a stone wall.

Interior

Stable retains some wooden stalls and stable tile floor. Side doorway of cartshed range leads to internal loft staircase.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an integral part of the especially well-preserved historic farm complex at Buckland.

Group value with other listed farm buildings at Buckland Farm.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Byre range and dairy at Buckland Farm
    Extending W from the feedmill and forming the S boundary of the farm complex, the W end parallel with the wagon house and terraced garden wall. Buckland Farm is situated near the main park entrance t
  • II Buckland Farmhouse
    The farm complex stands E of the lane leading from the main Brecon Abergavenny Road, N of Buckland and near the main park entrance.
  • II Feedmill at Buckland Farm
    The SE range of the farm complex, bordered to rear by millstream, fronting the courtyard opposite the barn, with cowbyre range attached W. Buckland Farm is situated near the main park entrance to N o
  • II Barn and attached cartshed and granary at Buckland Farm
    To the rear of Buckland Farmhouse, each side of the barn fronting a farmyard. Buckland Farm is situated near the main park entrance to N of the house.
  • II Pigsty at Buckland Farm
    At the rear of the farmyard at right angles to the barn and granary. Buckland Farm is situated near the main park entrance to N of the house.
  • II Cartshed and workshop at Buckland Farm
    To the rear of Buckland farmhouse on the N side. Buckland Farm is situated near the main park entrance to N of the house.
  • II Walled garden and sheds N of Buckland Farm
    A short distance N of Buckland Farm, reached by a drive from the lane leading to Buckland. Buckland Farm is situated near the main park entrance to N of the house.
  • II* The Tennis Pavilion
    At the foot of Buckland Hill on the lane leading to the rear of Buckland Hall, facing the park.

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