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Barn Range at Ty'n-y-Ddol

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandderfel, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9147 / 52°54'52"N

Longitude: -3.521 / 3°31'15"W

OS Eastings: 297822

OS Northings: 336338

OS Grid: SH978363

Mapcode National: GBR 6H.NH5N

Mapcode Global: WH670.WZJW

Entry Name: Barn Range at Ty'n-y-Ddol

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24642

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located immediately SW of the house, closing a farmyard on the western side.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandderfel

Community: Llandderfel

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Barn and cart block built c1815 by John Davies, Calvinistic Methodistic leader, as part of a home farm complex to serve his nearby house of Fronheulog.

Exterior

Rectangular barn with low adjoining carthouse set back to the R (N). Of rubble construction with slate roof. The E (farmyard-facing) side has a central entrance to the barn, with fragmentary pegged doorframe and slate lintel. Flanking this are square upper lights to each side, under the eaves; frames, unglazed. Ventilators to the lower level and rows of incorporated nesting niches for doves) under the eaves to L and R. The rear has an opposing entrance with boarded door; open upper loading bay to the S gable end, and a wide C20 opening with concrete lintel to the N gable end.

The carthouse is a single-storey 2-bay structure with rubble gable ends and a central rubble pier; slate roof.

Interior

The barn is of 4 bays with original pegged king post trusses. Flagged central threshing floor.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early C19 barn and carthouse retaining good original character as part of this interesting group.

Group value with other listed items at Ty'n-y-Ddol.

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