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Barn at Dolau Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Nantmel, Powys

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Latitude: 52.2873 / 52°17'14"N

Longitude: -3.435 / 3°26'5"W

OS Eastings: 302217

OS Northings: 266429

OS Grid: SO022664

Mapcode National: GBR 9M.Y2XN

Mapcode Global: VH696.DRYY

Entry Name: Barn at Dolau Farm

Listing Date: 28 February 2005

Last Amended: 28 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84107

Location: At the entrance to the farmyard on the S side of the A44 opposite Dolau Chapel, approximately 1km W of Nantmel.

County: Powys

Community: Nantmel

Community: Nantmel

Locality: Dolau

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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A C17 barn, part rebuilt in stone in the late C19.


Barn mainly of light timber framing clad in corrugated-iron sheets, except for weatherboarding to the N gable end. The S end has been rebuilt in rubble stone. The E side, facing the entrance to the yard, has a wide full-height opening R of centre, 2 boarded doors and a lintelled door further L where the wall is rubble stone. In the L gable end is a loft doorway.


One complete cruck truss has survived. Two others have been sawn off at eaves level for conversion to roof trusses. A 4th cruck truss was probably at the S end where the wall has been rebuilt in stone.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as one of the few surviving cruck-framed sub-medieval barns in Radnorshire.

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