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Farm building at Ty'n-y-bryn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6531 / 52°39'11"N

Longitude: -3.9844 / 3°59'3"W

OS Eastings: 265863

OS Northings: 308001

OS Grid: SH658080

Mapcode National: GBR 8W.5ZKP

Mapcode Global: WH570.RKWX

Entry Name: Farm building at Ty'n-y-bryn

Listing Date: 10 April 2000

Last Amended: 10 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23220

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The farm Ty'n-y-bryn stands beside the road fromn Llanfihangel to Bryncrug. The farm building is at the right side of the farmhouse, with its gable end on the road.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanfihangel-y-Pennant

Community: Llanfihangel-y-Pennant

Locality: Llanfihangel-y-pennant

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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A general purpose farm building probably erected in the C18 or early C19.


Built of irregular locally derived boulders, with a slate roof, partly replaced with corrugated iron. A long building comprising a stable, a 3-bay cowhouse, and a 3-bay barn nearest the road, the principal openings facing the farmyard to the rear of the house, and a lean-to added to the rear of the barn under a continuation of the roof slope. Stable door with timber lintel to the stable, two doors, one converted to a 4-paned window, to the cowhouse, which also has blocked slit vents and a pitching door at the N end, and a central pair of doors to the barn, which also has a pitching door and a granary over accessed by an external stair at the road end. The stair has sawn slate treads and a churn stand under. The gable at the road end has been built, and the upper gable end being rebuilt at the time of inspection.


The two trusses supporting two tiers of purlins tothe cowhouse, and queen-post trusses, also with two tiers of purlins over the barn, which also has a flagged floor. The stable at the upper end has two stalls and an open bay.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good, well-preserved multi-purpose farm building of a type widely used in the area in the C18 and early C19. Forms a strong group with the house at Ty'n-y-bryn.

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  • II Ty'n-y-bryn
    The house stands on the road from Llanfihangel to Bryncrug, facing N, approximately 200m N of Pont Ystumanner.
  • II Pont Ystumanner
    The bridge carries a minor road from Bryncrug to Llanfihangel over the Afon Dysynni.
  • II* Front garden walls, gate piers and mounting block at Cae'r Berllan
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  • II Ty ffon at Cae'r Berllan
    Cae'r Berllan is the major farmhouse of the Dysynni valley. The outbuilding lies to the right of the farmhouse, set back against the slope of the hill.
  • II* Cae'r Berllan
    The farmhouse stands back from the farm buildings, facing the W.
  • II Barn and cowhouse at Pen-y-meini
    Pen-y-meini farm stands beside the road running NW from Abergynolwyn, at the foot of the Nant Caw valley. The farmhouse looks S over the farmyard which has two early farm buildings, the cowhouse runn
  • II Farm building at Pen-y-Meini
    Pen-y-meini lies against the E side of the road running NW from Abergynolwyn. The farmyard stands immediately S of the farmhouse, with this farm building forming the E side of the farmyard.
  • II Pigsty group at Nant-Caw-fawr
    The farmstead at Nant-Caw-fawr is at the top of the small valley of the Nant Caw, reached by road leading NW from Abergynolwyn.

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