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Barn at Tan-y-fedw

A Grade II Listed Building in Cray (Crai), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9196 / 51°55'10"N

Longitude: -3.6143 / 3°36'51"W

OS Eastings: 289075

OS Northings: 225800

OS Grid: SN890258

Mapcode National: GBR YD.P63J

Mapcode Global: VH5FL.90MQ

Entry Name: Barn at Tan-y-fedw

Listing Date: 25 May 2001

Last Amended: 25 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25192

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated at right angles to the cart-shed at Tan-y-fedw on the E side of the yard.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Cray (Crai)

Community: Cray

Locality: Crai

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Barn, late C18 or early C19, apparently a rebuilding on older walls. The barn is marked on the Crai Tithe map of 1840. Tan-y-fedw was a 148 acre holding occupied by Howell Powell and owned by James Powell of Pantysgallog who owned a total of some 626 acres in the parish.

Exterior

Barn, whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof. Two large double-door entries under slated pent hoods. Two loops between, one loop to right, blocked door to extreme left with stone voussoirs.

Interior

Six-bay interior with pegged collar and tie-beam trusses and triple purlins. Walling stone appears to change at about 2m height. Opposed doors on rear wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a good regional vernacular barn, of group value with the listed cart-shed at Tan-y-Fedw.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cart-house at Tan-y-fedw
    Situated on the W side of the Afon Crai some 1.5 km NW of Crai village.
  • II Berth Ivan
    Situated at the end of a track on the W side of the Afon Crai some 1.5 km NW of Crai village.
  • II Pont Nantyrharn
    Road bridge carrying a minor road over the Afon Crai some 1.9 km N of Crai village.
  • II Marchogdir
    Situated at the end of a track on the W side of the valley of the Afon Crai some 2 km NW of Crai village.
  • II Former chapel and chapel house to Horeb Chapel
    Situated on a minor road on the W side of Cwm Crai some 800m NW of Crai village.

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