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Barn and Cart Shed at Llennyrch Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Maentwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9236 / 52°55'24"N

Longitude: -3.99 / 3°59'24"W

OS Eastings: 266311

OS Northings: 338094

OS Grid: SH663380

Mapcode National: GBR 5W.MWRP

Mapcode Global: WH55N.PS52

Entry Name: Barn and Cart Shed at Llennyrch Farm

Listing Date: 4 December 2017

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87758

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: At the end of a track off a minor road approx. 5.5km NE of Talsarnau, near to the N end of Llyn Trawsfynydd.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Maentwrog

Community: Talsarnau

Locality: Llandecwyn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

History

The farmhouse at Llennyrch was constructed c.1700, and remodelled in the C19. The farmhouse is shown in its current form with the barn and cartshed on the 1st ed OS map of 1888 and it is probable that the barn and cart shed range is contemporary with the C19 remodelling of the house. Roofs renewed to the barn and cart shed late C20. Acquired by the Woodland Trust c.2015.

Exterior

Barn aligned NW-SE with cart shed attached to SW. Constructed of large random stonework with massive stone lintels. Roof and doors replaced. Double doors to SW, double high loading door to SE, single ground floor door to NW. Formerly with lean-to against NE side, now partly demolished and replaced with modern shed. Single storey cart shed with wide door against barn, single loft door in gable.

Reasons for Listing

Included notwithstanding later alterations for its special architectural interest as a good surviving example of a largely unaltered farm building range, built to serve the farm of Llennyrch. Group value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llennyrch Farm
    At the end of a track off a minor road approx. 5.5km NE of Talsarnau, near to the N end of Llyn Trawsfynydd.
  • II Ivy Bridge (that part in Talsarnau Community)
    Spanning the Afon Prysor, c1.5km to S and W of Maentwrog and 150m SE of Pont Felinrhyd Fawr. Spans the boundary between Maentwrog and Talsarnau communities.
  • II Ivy Bridge (partly in Talsarnau community)
    Spanning the Afon Prysor, c. 1.5km to S and W of Maentwrog and 150m SE of Pont Felinrhyd-fawr. Spans the boundary between Maentwrog and Talsarnau.
  • II Pont Felinrhyd-fawr (that part in Talsarnau Community)
    Carrying the A496, c1.5km to S and W of Maentwrog and spanning the Afon Prysor. Spans the boundary between Maentwrog and Talsarnau communities.
  • II Pont Felinrhyd-fawr (partly in Talsarnau community)
    Carrying the A496, c 1.5km to S and W of Maentwrog and spanning the Afon Prysor. Spans the boundary between Maentwrog and Talsarnau.
  • II* Nant Pasgan-mawr
    In an isolated upland location on the NW side of the little valley of the Nant Ddu, beyond the road-head of a lane which trends ESE from Llyn Tecwyn Isa, and follows the valley beyond Caerwych. The pr
  • II Haybarn (E) at Felinrhyd-fawr
    Set at right angles to the S side of the A496 to E of the farmhouse and adjacent buildings at Felinrhyd-fawr farm; parallel to an adjacent haybarn to W.
  • II Haybarn (W) at Felinrhyd-fawr
    Set at right angles to the S side of the A496 to E of the farmhouse and adjacent buildings at Felinrhyd-fawr farm; parallel to an adjacent haybarn to E.

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