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Farm Building at Lledglawdd

A Grade II Listed Building in Killay, Swansea

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Latitude: 51.628 / 51°37'40"N

Longitude: -4.0174 / 4°1'2"W

OS Eastings: 260456

OS Northings: 194057

OS Grid: SS604940

Mapcode National: GBR GW.VJD2

Mapcode Global: VH4K8.BB0V

Entry Name: Farm Building at Lledglawdd

Listing Date: 29 September 1999

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22374

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located on the N side of Killay, at the end of a track which leads off Hendrefoilan Road where it bends round to the E. In front and to the L of the farmhouse and facing N.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Killay (Cilâ)

Community: Killay

Locality: Hendrefoilan

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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A multi-purpose farm-building. The barn is dated 1838 although parts of the building could have earlier origins.


Long single-storey farm building with loft, comprising a barn, cart-shed, cow-house and stable. Constructed of rubble stone under a slate roof. The barn is to the L and contains a segmental-arched opening with a keystone engraved '1838 / GW'. Double planked doors below. Ventilation strip to L, corrugated iron lean-to to R, which partially obscures a small loft hatch. To the R is an opening for a cart with a loft hatch above. Further R is the cow-house; 3 planked doors each separated by a ventilation strip with a large loft hatch above. At the W (R) end is the stable, consisting of a planked door alongside a window. Later red brick range to L.


The 4-bay barn has a light collar truss roof. The rear doorway has been blocked and a small window inserted. Ventilation strip to R of rear door and in gable end. Wooden steps lead up to the loft between the barn and cart-shed. The cow-house is now open and is occupied by chickens. Stone dividing wall on W side of cow-house containing a small opening in gable. Other small openings in rear wall.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved multi-purpose farm building of the early C19, a rare example in this area.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Former Stables at Hendrefoilan
    Located to the NW of Hendrefoilan House off the road which leads through the Hendrefoilan student village. Hendrefoilan Road, a narrow lane, runs immediately to the rear.
  • II* Hendrefoilan
    Located at the end of a lane which leads off the road through the Hendrefoilan student village. The village was built in the grounds of the house. The stable block, now converted to a library, is to
  • II Former Stable and Cart-Shed at Glen Hir
    Located to the NE of the house. The N end faces the road and the front faces W.
  • II Glen Hir
    Slightly set back from the road on the E side of Killay. The former stable block is to the NE.
  • II ,10,Fairwood Road,Dunvant,Swansea,,SA2 7UL
    Located almost opposite the church and set back from the road. Behind a contemporary garden boundary wall of rubble stone with brick coping, containing a small wooden gate to the R and iron gates to

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