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Barn at Plas-y-Ward

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanynys, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1332 / 53°7'59"N

Longitude: -3.3196 / 3°19'10"W

OS Eastings: 311812

OS Northings: 360370

OS Grid: SJ118603

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.6Q3J

Mapcode Global: WH778.ZHFW

Entry Name: Barn at Plas-y-Ward

Listing Date: 18 August 1999

Last Amended: 18 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22154

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located approximately 100m W of Plas-y-Ward, enclosing the main farmyard on the S side.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanynys

Community: Llanynys

Locality: Rhewl

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Late C17 or C18 barn built to serve the present late C17 Plas-y-Ward; modern alterations.

Exterior

Tall, rectangular barn of whitened limestone rubble construction with slate roof. The farmyard (N) side has a large modern opening to the L with 3 plain entrances to the R and a square window opening beyond; two 2-light, part-boarded windows under the eaves to the R. The S side has 3 boarded 2-light upper windows; loading bays with pegged surrounds to both gable ends.

Interior

3-bay interior with original tie-beam and raking strut trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a late C17 or C18 barn with good external character; interesting also in its incorporation within an ambitious late C18/early C19 planned farmyard group.

Group value with other listed items at Plas-y-Ward.

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