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Field Barn S of Hafod Ifan

A Grade II Listed Building in Ysbyty Ifan, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0149 / 53°0'53"N

Longitude: -3.7395 / 3°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 283401

OS Northings: 347814

OS Grid: SH834478

Mapcode National: GBR 66.G43T

Mapcode Global: WH66J.JHJ2

Entry Name: Field Barn S of Hafod Ifan

Listing Date: 8 April 1997

Last Amended: 8 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18326

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located on a hillside approximately 700m SW of Hafod Ifan and accessed via a track leading a short distance NW from the road; sited across the slope.

County: Conwy

Community: Ysbyty Ifan

Community: Ysbyty Ifan

Locality: Hafod Ifan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Exterior

Late C17 or early C18 field barn associated originally with Hafod Ifan farm. Long rectangular rubble building, partly boulder-built and with projecting boulder plinth to E; renewed slate roof with rubble gable parapets. 5 plain entrances to S side, that to far R blocked and that second from L with ribbed, boarded door; expressed timber lintels to central three. Loading bay to the rear with exposed timber lintel and modern frame. Ventilation slit to E gable apex with a line of projecting stones beneath, probably relating to the securing of the thatch on the primary roof.

Interior

4-bay roof with chamfered tie beams and plain, raked struts; mostly replaced purlins and rafters. The truss between bays 1 and 2 is of upper-cruck derivation; earth floor.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as a fine late C17/early C18 Snowdonia field barn.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Former house at Hafod Ifan
    Isolated on an elevated hill-side site approximately 1.2km to the SW of Ysbyty Ifan. Accessed via a metalled lane running W from the road from Ysbyty Ifan to the Eidda Valley; partly set into the slop
  • II Former Drying Houses
    Located at the bottom of a slope, 50m E of the road, diagonally behind Mill Street; set against the incline.
  • II Bryn Ysgol
    Sited commandingly on a hillslope at the western edge of the village; set back from the road and raised up on a revetted bank.
  • II Bryn Ysgol
    Sited commandingly on a hillslope at the western edge of the village; set back from the road and raised up on a revetted bank.
  • II Bryn Ysgol
    Sited commandingly on a hillslope at the western edge of the village; set back from the road and raised up on a revetted bank.
  • II Ty Newydd
    Located some 50m S of the Pont Ysbyty Ifan on the W bank of the river Conwy, the end block of an arc of three estate terraces; rubble-walled and gated forecourt.
  • II Ty Newydd
    Located some 50m S of the Pont Ysbyty Ifan on the W bank of the river Conwy, the end block of an arc of three estate terraces; rubble-walled and gated forecourt.
  • II Bryn Ffynnon
    Located some 30m S of the Pont Ysbyty Ifan on the W bank of the river Conwy and centrally-placed within an arc of three estate terraces, rubble-walled and gated forecourt.

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