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Haybarn at Hafod y Llan

A Grade II Listed Building in Beddgelert, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.0411 / 53°2'27"N

Longitude: -4.0479 / 4°2'52"W

OS Eastings: 262795

OS Northings: 351275

OS Grid: SH627512

Mapcode National: GBR 5T.DF5R

Mapcode Global: WH551.STMH

Entry Name: Haybarn at Hafod y Llan

Listing Date: 18 June 1999

Last Amended: 18 June 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21922

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated at the foot of Cwm y Llan (between Llyn Dinas and Llyn Gwynant). The haybarn is set immediately outside the main farmyard, behind the cowhouses.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Beddgelert

Community: Beddgelert

Locality: Nant Gwynant

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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The farmstead at Hafod y Llan has early origins (part of the grange of Aberconwy in the C16); the present farmhouse is a C18 building, and its farmbuildings represent a C19 building phase marking a significant investment in agricultural improvement in this area in the mid C19.


4-bay haybarn of characteristic Snowdonia type. Rubble piers support slate roof on A-frame trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a characteristic Snowdonia haybarn which forms part of a complete farmstead group at Hafod y Llan. The farmstead is a good example of an improvement period C19 farmstead, a rare surviving example of its type, which is illustrative of investment in agriculture on small estates characteristic of this region in the period.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cowhouse at Hafod y Llan
    Situated at the foot of Cwm y Llan between Llyn Dinas and Llyn Gwynant. The cowhouse encloses the yard to the NW.
  • II Stable and Cartshed at Hafod y Llan
    At the foot of Cwm y Llan in Nant Gwynant (between Llyn Dinas and Llyn Gwynant). The haybarn is set on the SW side of the yard, beyond the cowhouses.
  • II Hafod-y-Llan
    Located on the NW side of the Afon Glaslyn set back a quarter of a kilometer from the road between Bethania and the Llyn Gwynant; at the end of a lane running parallel with the main road and immediate
  • II Pont Bethania
    Spanning the Afon Glaslyn approximately 2.5km NE of Beddgelert village and carrying the old turnpike road; immediately SE of the modern road bridge.
  • II Foot Bridge 100m E of Ysgoldy
    Spanning the Afon Glaslyn approximately 100m N of the main road and 100m E of Ysgoldy.
  • II Bethania Chapel
    Located prominently by the side of the main road in Bethania and raised up on a revetted, sloped terrace with simple fleur-de-lis railings surmounting the wall in front of the chapel; adjoining the fo
  • II Field Cowhouse NE of Llyndy Isaf
    Located on the brow of a hill to the NE of Llyndy Isaf farm, approximately 750m S of Bethania; accessed via a track running SW from the road leading from Bethania to the Nanmor valley.

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