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Barn at Lower Hengoed

A Grade II Listed Building in Gladestry, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1732 / 52°10'23"N

Longitude: -3.1328 / 3°7'57"W

OS Eastings: 322630

OS Northings: 253372

OS Grid: SO226533

Mapcode National: GBR F0.5CJN

Mapcode Global: VH69Y.NM5X

Entry Name: Barn at Lower Hengoed

Listing Date: 31 January 1995

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15341

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Lies alongside road to SW of house.

County: Powys

Community: Gladestry (Llanfair Llythynwg)

Community: Gladestry

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

Probably late medieval and contemporary with the house.

Exterior

Cruck barn, rewalled and added to with byre in C18. Four bays, threshing bay with eaves-height doors. Low rubble plinth, weatherboarded above, rubble stone gable end walls, iron roof, boarded byre doors.

Interior

Three full cruck trusses, butt jointed at the apex. One has a notched, lap-jointed collar, all have wall posts pegged to the back of the blades and mortices for short notch lap-jointed wall ties. The original wall framing is replaced by stud walls with intersecting braces. The original extent of the building may have formed the end wall of a three-day barn. At the lower end is a two-bay byre with low stone mangers, a feeding passage with boarded sides, chamfered tie posts and a rough pole loft floor.

Reasons for Listing

Important group value as a late medieval cruck-framed barn sited close to its cruck-framed hall-house.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lower Hengoed
    Lies 1.6 km SE of Gladestry on E side of Gladestry to Newchurch Road.
  • II Upper Llanbella
    Lies 2.4km SE of Gladestry and close to by-road junction 1 mile W of Huntington.
  • II L-Plan Range at Cwm Farm
    Lies immediately to SW of the house.
  • II Cwm Farmhouse
    Lies 1.2 km SW of Gladestry, below Glan-yr-afon Wood.
  • II* Stone House
    Elevated position 800m SE of Gladestry. The first Radnorshire property to be acquired by James Watt

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