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Cartshed at Abercynrig

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfrynach, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9343 / 51°56'3"N

Longitude: -3.3542 / 3°21'14"W

OS Eastings: 306996

OS Northings: 227069

OS Grid: SO069270

Mapcode National: GBR YQ.NBND

Mapcode Global: VH6BZ.TN40

Entry Name: Cartshed at Abercynrig

Listing Date: 28 July 2005

Last Amended: 28 July 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84818

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated in farmyard E of Abercynrig, to N of farmyard W entry.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Llanfrynach

Community: Llanfrynach

Locality: Abercynrig

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Large late C18 or early C19 lofted five-bay cartshed. The barns are said to have all been built as a condition of tenancy after the Lloyd family bought the estate.


Outbuilding, rubble stone with asbestos sheet roof. Two storeys with five elliptical-arched cart entries on stone square piers with raised imposts. Over centre arch is a long loft door, and to each side are wide rectangular openings with close-set diamond thin wooden bars. No sills. Loft window in S end gable, overlooking yard entry. No windows on rear W.


Loft floor removed, leaving four beams. Four tie beam and collar trusses. In corner is a large rubble stone cider mill, circular basin with oak coping, and channel lined with yellow brick. Stone wheel on arm from turning centre upright post.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its definite quality and character as a substantial outbuilding incorporating a cider-mill, rare in the region.

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