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East range of outbuildings at Caerhedyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Ysgubor-y-coed, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5598 / 52°33'35"N

Longitude: -3.9059 / 3°54'21"W

OS Eastings: 270897

OS Northings: 297477

OS Grid: SN708974

Mapcode National: GBR 90.CT45

Mapcode Global: WH57F.ZX7H

Entry Name: East range of outbuildings at Caerhedyn

Listing Date: 23 November 2004

Last Amended: 23 November 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83260

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated on E side of farm court on opposite side of lane from Caerhedyn.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Ysgubor-y-coed

Community: Ysgubor-y-Coed

Locality: Cwm Llyfnant

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Outbuilding to Caerhedyn, possibly those marked on 1845 Tithe map, when the farm was part of the Gogerddan estate. Two lofted ranges, a lofted stable to S, barn and cartshed to N. Part of a traditional farm layout of two parallel ranges, one each side of a sloping yard, characteristic of the Machynlleth area. The upper floor of the upper building has later C19 roof trusses, suggesting a phased building.

Exterior

Outbuilding range, rubble stone with slate and corrugated iron roofs. Two ranges backing onto farm courtyard, facing E. The upper range has slate roof and rear to yard has windowless loft, ground floor 3 small square openings and added brick lean-to to left. Loft door in S end gable to road, with brick cambered head. E front has two big loft windows under eaves and two doors with oak lintels, not precisely aligned with upper openings. The upper floor may be a later addition.
Lower range attached to N has corrugated iron roof and E side has loft with opening at extreme left, against angle of upper range, three vent loops and small window to right. Ground floor has centre door with oak lintel and two cart-entries to right with oak lintels. Rear W, to court has five loops under eaves and centre door with oak lintel.

Interior

Loft of upper range has pine collar trusses of later C19 type, ground floor stable.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a traditional farmyard characteristic of upland farms of the Machynlleth region, of group value with the farmhouse and the outbuilding to W.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II West range of outbuildings at Caerhedyn
    Situated on W side of farmyard across road from farmhouse, situated about 700m down Cwm Llyfnant lane from junction with A487
  • II Caerhedyn
    Situated some 700m down Cwm Llyfnant lane.
  • II Milestone S of Pont Llyfnant
    Located 40m S of Pont Llyfnant.
  • II Tynohir
    Located off the E side of the A487, on a track immediately N of Pont Llyfnant.
  • II Cynffyrch
    Located in a prominent upland location to the S of Derwenlas, reached by a lane leading SW from the village and a track off its E side.
  • II Milestone W of Park Terrace
    Situated some 250m W of Park Terrace.
  • II Black Lion Inn
    Located in the Centre of Derwenlas on the S side of the main road.

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