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Cornbarn range, Gronant

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfaethlu, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3378 / 53°20'16"N

Longitude: -4.5146 / 4°30'52"W

OS Eastings: 232669

OS Northings: 385269

OS Grid: SH326852

Mapcode National: GBR HM7W.6RT

Mapcode Global: WH42B.MCCJ

Entry Name: Cornbarn range, Gronant

Listing Date: 16 February 2001

Last Amended: 16 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24813

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The farmyard at Gronant is reached via a long surfaced drive leading E off the A5025 N of Llanfachraeth. The corn barn range is on the far left (N side) of the farmyard.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Holyhead

Community: Llanfaethlu

Community: Llanfaethlu

Locality: Gronant

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Built probably mid-late C18, the earliest building on the farmstead at Gronant.

Exterior

Long agricultural range aligned downslope, with corn barn to L and cowhouses to R. Rubble walls and roof of small slates; tiled ridge and stone gable copings. The corn barn has a central, narrow boarded door with short ventilation slits either side. Pitching hole to L (W) gable end, with round brick hole inserted above. Cowhouse door to R, in centre of range, with two ventilation slits to R.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good mid-late traditional C18 corn barn range, which retains much local vernacular character, and together with the corn barn and hammels form an important part of the farmyard group at Gronant.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Hammels and hammel yard walls, Gronant
    The farmyard at Gronant is reached via a long surfaced drive leading E off the A5025 N of Llanfachraeth. The hammels and yard are at the upper, E side of the central U-shaped farm group.
  • II Cartshed, Gronant
    The farmyard at Gronant is reached via a long surfaced drive leading E off the A5025 N of Llanfachraeth. The cartshed is on the left (W) immediately on entering the farmyard.
  • II Watermill, Gronant
    Located on the L hand (W) side of the immediate approach into the farmyard at Gronant, which is reached via a long surfaced drive leading E off the A5025.
  • II Wellhouse, Gronant
    Located at the end of a long trackway leading off the NE side of the B5025, N of Llanfachraeth. The wellhouse is at the junction of the farmyard and house entrances.
  • II* Gronant
    Located at the end of a long trackway leading off the NE side of the A5025, N of Llanfachraeth. Gronant is reached via a driveway to the R of the access track, immediately before the farm entrance.
  • II Bodwigan and attached agricultural range
    In an isolated rural location, reached by private trackway W of the country road between Bodedern and Llanrhyddlad. Bodwigan is located c350m NW of Llynon Hall and c1.5km WSW of the church in the vil
  • II Llynon Hall
    Set back, within private grounds, from the W side of the country road between Bodedern and Llanrhyddlad; the hall is located c1.25km SW of the Church of St Marcellus and St Marcellinus in the village
  • II Lodge at Llynon Hall
    Set at the W side of the country road between Bodedern and Llanrhyddlad, the lodge/gatehouse is on the S side of the N approach to Llynon Hall; located c200m NE of the hall and c1km WSW of the church

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