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Pigs Sties, Shelter Shed, Hay Loft, Shed and Stockyard Walls at Glan yr Afon

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangernyw, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2094 / 53°12'33"N

Longitude: -3.679 / 3°40'44"W

OS Eastings: 287966

OS Northings: 369349

OS Grid: SH879693

Mapcode National: GBR 69.1SXM

Mapcode Global: WH65L.GLBH

Entry Name: Pigs Sties, Shelter Shed, Hay Loft, Shed and Stockyard Walls at Glan yr Afon

Listing Date: 17 March 1999

Last Amended: 17 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21486

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The buildings stand in a row to the N of the farmyard on the E bank of the Afon Elwy at right angles to the river at Glan yr Afon, approximately 1.75km NNE of Llangernyw village centre.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Llangernyw

Community: Llangernyw

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably built in mid C19.


Range of vernacular farm buildings aligned roughly E-W. Of mostly local stone rubble with some brick on a site sloping down towards the river; Welsh slate gabled roofs with clayware ridges. At W end pig sties with brick gable wall facing river; yard enclosed by low brick wall to S on terrace retained by curving rubble wall on W side. L-shaped cow-housing has 4-bay open fronted shelter-shed or hammel range with squat semi-eliptical arches over openings in S elevation; wing at right angles at E end with hayloft and stone stairs giving access to loft through boarded doorway in S gable wall; stockyard enclosed by E wing and curving low stone rubble walls to S and E and eaves height wall to W. Gabled shed attached to E end of byre with boarded doorway in S elevation.


Byre has open rafter roof with king post trusses. Other buildings not accessible for inspection at time of resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of mid C19 improved farm buildings which form part of an intact farmstead group.

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