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Barn Range at Aberfan Fawr Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberfan, Merthyr Tydfil

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6837 / 51°41'1"N

Longitude: -3.341 / 3°20'27"W

OS Eastings: 307384

OS Northings: 199173

OS Grid: ST073991

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.52BM

Mapcode Global: VH6D5.1YL5

Entry Name: Barn Range at Aberfan Fawr Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 September 1997

Last Amended: 17 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18864

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Parallel and opposite (to N) of Aberfan Fawr Farmhouse

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Town: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Merthyr Vale (Ynys-wen)

Community: Merthyr Vale

Locality: Aberfan

Built-Up Area: Aberfan

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Barn and byre range under single roof, possibly mid C18 altered in C19.

Exterior

Barn and lofted byre, rubble stone, single roof, corrugated iron on N side, slate on S. Barn to left has full-height double doors with timber lintel under eaves. Byre to right (continuous stonework) has 4 small square loft windows, ground floor door to left with pine lintel. Older door under second loft window with lower head and oak lintel, now window, and another oak lintel apparently of door set very low between third and fourth upper windows, also now window at ground level. W gable end has loft door with C19 bricks to right jamb. Dripstone over. Rear S has outshut under continuous roof behind byre. Barn E end has long slit opening in gable.

Interior

Interior not inspected, in 1997 said to have altered 3-bay cowhouse at upper end and 3-bay barn below, with rough roof-trusses with lapped and pegged collars.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a barn and lofted byre range possibly of the mid C18, rare in the region. Group value with the farmhouse.

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