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Latitude: 53.1267 / 53°7'36"N
Longitude: -4.2383 / 4°14'17"W
OS Eastings: 250330
OS Northings: 361174
OS Grid: SH503611
Mapcode National: GBR 5K.72XQ
Mapcode Global: WH43F.VNYW
Entry Name: Stables at Wern
Listing Date: 21 July 1999
Last Amended: 21 July 1999
Source ID: 22042
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Located on the right side of the driveway to Wern immediately to its west.
Built-Up Area: Caeathro
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Built as a barn in the late C17, extended and converted to stables in late C19.
Long rectangular-plan building aligned roughly east-west down slight slope, with short range at right-angles to south at west end forming basic L-shape. Roughly coursed rubblestone; graded slate roof. Front elevation has stable doors to left and offset to right, both with painted timber lintels; 3 vertically louvered windows with slate cills and stone lintels, 2 between doorways and one to right of right doorway. Rear has stable door to far left with vertically louvered window immediately to its right. Boarded door to left gable end approached by external stone steps. Right gable end has window to upper level and boarded hatch to lower; wall continues to form west wall of short range, which has 2 windows directly below eaves with boarded hatch below and between; east wall of short range has stable door to left and vertically louvered window to right.
Section to right, open to the roof, has 2 large pegged A-frame trusses with massive ties apparently cut off near ends and additional scissor bracing. Section to left has C19 stable partitions and hayloft above with central king-post truss. C19 roof structure to short range.
Included as a well-preserved late C17 barn, converted to stables in C19, which forms a good group with the farmhouse at Wern.
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