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Multi-purpose farm building at Dan-y-Coed Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberedw, Powys

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Latitude: 52.1186 / 52°7'7"N

Longitude: -3.3451 / 3°20'42"W

OS Eastings: 307997

OS Northings: 247556

OS Grid: SO079475

Mapcode National: GBR YR.8LWY

Mapcode Global: VH6B6.Y0YP

Entry Name: Multi-purpose farm building at Dan-y-Coed Farm

Listing Date: 24 September 2004

Last Amended: 24 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83141

Location: On the S side of the farmhouse and forming the E side of the yard.

County: Powys

Community: Aberedw

Community: Aberedw

Built-Up Area: Builth Wells

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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An early C19 cart shed and cow house shown on the 1843 Tithe map, to which a stable was added at the downhill end, probably contemporary with the rebuilding of the farmhouse in the late C19, which is shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey.


Comprising a lofted cart shed and cow house, with later stable at the downhill end under a lower roof line and separated from the cow house by a vertical joint. Walls are rubble stone, the roofs corrugated iron. The 2-bay cart shed is at the L end, and retains one pair of boarded doors under a weatherboarded loft with 2 shuttered openings. The cow house has 4 lintelled doorways with split boarded doors and 2 shuttered loft openings. In the uphill gable end is a loft doorway and attached kennel. The stable has 2 doors and 2 windows, all under stone segmental heads, of which the L-hand doorway has double doors, and the narrower doorway R of centre a boarded door under an overlight. Two loft openings have boarded shutters. A farmyard wall is attached at the downhill end.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved C19 farm building and for group value with the farmhouse.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Dan-y-Coed
    Approximately 300m NNE of the parish church, at the end of a by-road on the N side of the road through the village.
  • II* Church of St Cewydd
    Within a churchyard on the S side of the road through the village and on the N side of the River Edw.
  • II Llewellyn House
    Immediately E of and below the parish church, on the S side of the road through the village, facing the N bank of the River Edw.
  • II Hen Dy Ysgol
    Set back from and above the N side of the road through the village, approximately 150m E of the parish church. The former school (now Llau Edw) is attached to the SE angle of the house.
  • II Barn at Pen-castell
    Parallel to the house, on the opposite side of the track that leads onto the ridge of Aberedw Hill.
  • II Pen-castell
    1km approx NE of Aberedw, approached via a track off the lane that runs NE from the village skirting the eastern flank of Aberedw hill. The house is situated towards the brow of the slope.
  • II Church of St Maritius
    Situated in small churchyard, reached by short lane up to NW from A470 some 120m N of Abernant.
  • II Weale Memorial in churchyard of Church of St Maritius
    Situated on slope W of the church.

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