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Barn at Cymer Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelltyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7582 / 52°45'29"N

Longitude: -3.8956 / 3°53'44"W

OS Eastings: 272176

OS Northings: 319532

OS Grid: SH721195

Mapcode National: GBR 60.Z861

Mapcode Global: WH56H.4X7V

Entry Name: Barn at Cymer Abbey

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Last Amended: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16164

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated immediately to the E of Cymer Abbey ruins in a farmyard.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)

Community: Llanelltyd

Locality: Cymer Abbey

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Of 2 main sections and periods: a 5-bay post-Dissolution barn, perhaps mid or late C16 raised and extended to the S by 3 extra bays c.1800 creating a part-open hay barn. Large, wide stopped-chamfered beams were removed from the barn and i corporated in Ty Fanner, the farmhouse c.1900 (information from Mr. Rowlands, the present owner).

Exterior

Rubble construction with cyclopean blocks to the lower walls; continuous old slate roof. 3 plain entrances with stable doors to the earlier section (to R) and an upper loading bay to the N gable. Catslide addition to the rear with a square unglazed opening and a blocked ventilation slit; flanking boarded doors. The 3 later bays are open to the W with dividing plain rubble piers, though the lower S and E walls are filled in with breeze-blocks to half height; corrugated iron sheeting to upper S gable.

Interior

Plain open interior with collar truss roof of c.1800; bolted collars, pegged principals and rough overlapping purlins.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at Cymer Abbey.

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