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Byre at Henbant Fawr

A Grade II Listed Building in The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne), Powys

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Latitude: 51.8804 / 51°52'49"N

Longitude: -3.0981 / 3°5'53"W

OS Eastings: 324506

OS Northings: 220770

OS Grid: SO245207

Mapcode National: GBR F2.RN54

Mapcode Global: VH78S.7ZZW

Entry Name: Byre at Henbant Fawr

Listing Date: 19 November 1998

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20866

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On SW side of the house, facing the farm yard with the barn opposite.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Henbant

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Probably C18 and contemporary with the barn and bakehouse opposite.


Built on a steeply-sloping site and consisting of 2 stepped units (of which the uphill end is extended in blockwork) with an added lean-to at the downhill end. Of random rubble with corrugated steel roof to the uphill end, asbestos -cement sheets to the downhill end. The uphill end has, facing the yard, a boarded door L and windows centre and R converted from doorways, all of which are under wooden lintels with drip stones. In the loft is a central boarded opening under a drip stone, flanked by infilled ventilation slits. At the downhill end is a stable door under a wooden lintel to L and a loft opening beneath the wall plate. The lean-to at the downhill end is random rubble with brick to the gable. To the rear the uphill end has a central blocked doorway flanked by vent strips and with a shallow buttress to R. The downhill end has a centre-pivoting window to R and boarded shutters to loft opening to L. The lean-to has a doorway to L.


Not inspected at time of survey (January 1998).

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the farmhouse and former barn and bakehouse, which form a strong visual historic group on the hillside.

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