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Barn at Maes-y-pandy

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6613 / 52°39'40"N

Longitude: -3.9174 / 3°55'2"W

OS Eastings: 270414

OS Northings: 308790

OS Grid: SH704087

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z.5J3F

Mapcode Global: WH571.SCRM

Entry Name: Barn at Maes-y-pandy

Listing Date: 10 April 2000

Last Amended: 10 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23221

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Maes-y-pandy farmstead lies in the valley bottom, close to the Afon Fathew, and SW of Llyn Mwyngil. The barn stands on an eminence running across the valley, to the NW of the farmhouse.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanfihangel-y-Pennant

Community: Llanfihangel-y-Pennant

Locality: Tal-y-llyn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Built in c.1780, probably by the Nannau family in whose ownership the farm was in the C18.

Exterior

Built of regular local stone rubble on a foundation which includes quartz boulders. Slate roof between raised boulder gables. The building consists of the main 5-bay barn, with a rear wing on the NE which provides open fronted cartsheds and granary over. The barn has a central pair of doors in a timber frame with central post, concrete lintel over replacing timber c.1975. Similar door on NW side. Two tiers of ventilation slits. Pitching doors in each gable end, and a new opening to admit farm machinery in the NE gable. Added to the rear, a 2-bay cart house, the lintels replaced in timber, and a small glazed window to the granary loft.

Interior

Four tie beam trusses with raking struts.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine late C18 free-standing barn as appropriate to a more prosperous farmstead, so placed to allow through draught for winnowing.

Other nearby listed buildings

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    Maes-y-pandy farm lies in the valley bottom, close to the Afon Fathew, and SW of Llyn Mwyngil. The
  • II Yr ysgoldy at Maes-y-Pandy
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  • II Bee boles at Maes-y-pandy
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  • II Mile Marker
    The mile marker is set in the verge NE of the farm road to Maes-y-Pandy farm.
  • II Lychgate at the Church of St Mary
    The parish church of St Mary stands at the S end of Tal-y-llyn lake, within a sub-rectangular church
  • II Lychgate at the Church of St Mary
    The parish church of St Mary stands at the S end of Tal-y-llyn lake, within a sub-rectangular church
  • II* Church of St Mary
    The church stands beside the road from Minffordd to Abergynolwyn, at the S end of Tal-y-llyn lake.
  • II Beudy at Rhiwogof
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