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Barn and cow house at Ynysmaerdy Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanharan, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5462 / 51°32'46"N

Longitude: -3.3963 / 3°23'46"W

OS Eastings: 303272

OS Northings: 183960

OS Grid: ST032839

Mapcode National: GBR HN.FSHP

Mapcode Global: VH6DX.2DVJ

Entry Name: Barn and cow house at Ynysmaerdy Farm

Listing Date: 14 November 2000

Last Amended: 14 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24370

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On the N side of the farmhouse.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Community: Llanharan

Community: Llanharan

Locality: Ynysmaerdy

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Built in the third quarter of the C19 and first shown on the 1875 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A U-shaped block on the N side of the farm house, of which the W and N wings were cow houses, the higher E wing a barn and stable. Of whitewashed rubble stone, with tooled stone dressings and slate roof. The W wing has 7 segmental-headed doorways, while its gable end has a small-pane window with a blocked loft window above. The N wing was built with 8 doorways, of which the doorway L of centre is wider (for a cart) and the doorway to its immediate L is now a window. The doorways at each end are higher. In the E wing the barn has a wagon bay to the L with a segmental-headed door partly infilled. In the centre of the wing is a single segmental-headed door. Its roughcast gable end has a boarded door to the R beneath segmental head, and a boarded door to the loft above. The barn has openings with brick jambs now boarded up, while its rear gable end has a doorway cut through an earlier block doorway with elliptical arch. The N wing has a corrugated iron rear slope and brick jambs to blocked openings.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a mid C19 multi-purpose and carefully planned farm building of a type now rare in the area with character retained.

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