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Detached Farmbuilding at Trewyn Bach

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9892 / 52°59'21"N

Longitude: -3.3683 / 3°22'5"W

OS Eastings: 308245

OS Northings: 344415

OS Grid: SJ082444

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.HQ9J

Mapcode Global: WH781.7497

Entry Name: Detached Farmbuilding at Trewyn Bach

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15540

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: SE of the farmhouse at Trewyn Bach.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Probably built as a barn and shippon, and likely to be early C18. Rough rubble, with some substantial timbering visible in the lower gable wall, and corrugated iron roofs. Built against the slope, and divided laterally, possibly to provide shippon in the lower end, with barn at the upper end. Wide gable end, in which the roof dips down to either side over short outshot aisled extensions (one of which may be part of the original construction, although that to NW is clearly a later addition). Each of these outshuts has a doorway, and there are 2 further doorways in the main gable wall, though one is now a window. Additional window set high towards gable apex. All these openings have flat timber lintels. W elevation has doorway with overlight at upper end, against internal division; upper section of the range has a doorway up steps to the left, and a further doorway towards the centre, with two tiers of vents to either side.

Reasons for Listing

An apparently early farmbuilding, which is a significant component in the farmstead at Trewyn Bach, and which retains much of its early character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Trewyn Bach B5347 (NE SIDE)
    East of a lane which leaves the B5437 to the N on the W side of the Maesafallen estate, 1km approx. N of Corwen.
  • II Trewyn Fawr Farmhouse
    Below the level of the road close to the junction with the road leading to Corwen.
  • II Farmbuildings at Trewyn Fawr
    SE of the farmhouse, below the road close to the junction with the lane leading to Corwen.
  • II Pentre-Trewyn Farmhouse
    On the B5437 lane from Carrog to Clawdd Poncen, on the N side of the River Dee, 2km approx. NE of Corwen.
  • II War Memorial Gates
    Entrance gates to the recreation ground, facing down Lon Las.
  • II Central Hotel
    Adjoins the Harp Hotel at the W end of the broad section of the High Street.
  • II London House
    Adjoins the Central Hotel towards the centre of the terrace in the broad section of the High Street.
  • II Harp Hotel
    At the W end of the broad section of High Street, adjoining the National Westminster Bank.

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