History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Braich-y-waen farm range

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel, Powys

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7516 / 52°45'5"N

Longitude: -3.3613 / 3°21'40"W

OS Eastings: 308216

OS Northings: 317973

OS Grid: SJ082179

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.ZL0S

Mapcode Global: WH796.B3MF

Entry Name: Braich-y-waen farm range

Listing Date: 25 October 2002

Last Amended: 25 October 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27045

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: In a group with Braich-y-waen farmhouse, north of a small domestic rear yard and extending to the north of the farmyard.

County: Powys

Community: Llanfihangel

Community: Llanfihangel

Locality: Braich-y-waen

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Find accommodation in
Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa

History

The lofted cowhouse range parallel to the house at the rear is the earlier part, probably contemporary with the house and C18; it has been later extended east with a long single-storey range; differences in the stonework within the latter suggest this also may have been added in two or more phases. The rear feeding walk is common to both parts, suggesting the whole was replanned in the C19.

The retention of the C19 openings makes this an unusually legible farmyard range.

Exterior

The agricultural range consists of a lofted four-bay part at left (west) and a longer single-storey part added to the right. The whole is in uncoursed axe-dressed quasi-rubble, with renewed slate roof and tile ridge. Segmental openings generally but no sills. The left part has a door, window and loft hatch to its left (store and granary); then a heck door and loft hatch; then a raised door with steps (to the barn bay) in a tall opening with boarding over the door; and a heck door and hatch to the right.

The single storey range has a pair of doors centrally to one of the calves bays. To the left there is a heck doors and two small windows to the cow and calves bays and a heck door only to the bull bay. To the right are a door and two small windows to the cows bays and a heck door and a small window to the second calves bay.

Interior

The long agricultural range is shown on Rees's 1950 survey as consisting of a single-bay granary above a store-room to the west, with a long cowhouse range served by a feeding walk at the rear: this incorporates a barn and a machine room in the part nearer to the house. An engine house was added at the rear.

Reasons for Listing

An integral part of the Braich-y-waen farm grouping, in similar materials to the house; a distinctive farm layout.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.