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Barn at Nantddu

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair-ar-y-bryn, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0507 / 52°3'2"N

Longitude: -3.7929 / 3°47'34"W

OS Eastings: 277153

OS Northings: 240664

OS Grid: SN771406

Mapcode National: GBR Y4.DXH8

Mapcode Global: VH5DQ.6QP9

Entry Name: Barn at Nantddu

Listing Date: 25 February 1999

Last Amended: 25 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21394

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated on S side of farmyard just W of Nantddu.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandovery

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-bryn

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-Bryn

Locality: Brynhyfryd

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Substantial traditional Carmarthenshire farm range, central barn with lofted single cart shed to left and lofted stable right, all under single roof. Probably earlier C19, later C19 lofted double cartshed added at right end. A building is marked on the site on 1841 Tithe Map.

Exterior

Barn range, whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof. Large scale single range with centre full-height barn doorway with timber lintel. Long vent loop left and right. At left end a low cambered arch to cart-entry with stone voussoirs and boarded loft window above, to right, stable door and window with stone voussoirs and small loft window under eaves. Barn has lower rear door opposite entry.
Added lower range at right is rubble stone with two high and broad cart-entries, cambered arches with stone voussoirs. Two square loft windows under eaves. End wall outside steps at each gable end, to loft doors; timber lintel to left doorway, stone voussoirs to right.

Interior

Barn has 4-bay roof with tie-beam-and-collar trusses, the collars bolted. Threshing floor between opposed doors. Stone wall at left end of barn has loft door. Stable has 3 stalls, hay-loft over.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of an integrated farm range typical of the region and for group value with Nantddu.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Nantddu
    Situated down a track leading W off the road leading to Rhandirmwyn some 3km S of the village.
  • II Capel Soar
    Situated about 1 km E of Cilycwm village.
  • II Dugoedydd Fawr
    Situated in the valley of the Afon Tywi approximately 2.5km SW of Rhandirmwyn. Farm courtyard to S.
  • II The Pound
    Situated some 400m E of foot of Ship Street on S side of road to Capel Soar.
  • II Abergwenlais
    Situated at end of lane running E and NE from Cilycwm to Pont Newydd road, from junction some 500m N of Pont Newydd.

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