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Barn Range including cow-house at Swffryd-ganol

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanhilleth, Blaenau Gwent

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Latitude: 51.6874 / 51°41'14"N

Longitude: -3.1248 / 3°7'29"W

OS Eastings: 322337

OS Northings: 199334

OS Grid: ST223993

Mapcode National: GBR J0.4W4L

Mapcode Global: VH6D8.SVCB

Entry Name: Barn Range including cow-house at Swffryd-ganol

Listing Date: 26 November 1999

Last Amended: 26 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22674

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Swffryd-ganol is situated on hillside, approximately 0.75 km NE of Sofrydd, reached via farm track at end of Farm Road. Barn stands immediately SW of house, across track. Barn and farmhouse form pro

County: Blaenau Gwent

Community: Llanhilleth (Llanhiledd)

Community: Llanhilleth

Locality: Sofrydd

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Probably C18, reroofed in later C19. Late C19 single storey cowshed range added to rear. Barn shown on 1843 Tithe Map.


Rubble built, metal-sheeted roof of steep pitch. Built into slope at E end. Barn faces N, with later lean-to porch to tall barn doors to extreme right; porch has stone-tiled roof, and small later lean-to in angle with front wall of barn. To left is boarded door into stable: cambered stone voussoired head. Stable door has window each side, C20 to right; left window with brick head. To rear left is long single storey cowshed range of nine bays with slate roof. Four-pane windows and boarded doors; cambered brick heads. From left to right door/window arrangement comprises: WDWWDWWDW.


Barn has collar truss roof; sawn timbers. Dividing wall of stone between barn and stable. Stable has three-bay stalls with chamfered posts and boarded divisions. Kingpost roof in cowshed with angle struts.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with farmhouse.

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