There are many old ruins of structures and buildings in the Elan Valley.
This page will add photos and details of these ruins, more will be added as and when I visit them.
Baich Y Wern Sheepfold
Baich Y Wern Sheepfold.
Has a concrete structure and remains of a old Cambridge 55 car just outside the sheepfold, in the Claerwen Valley.
Map Ref SN87460 62480
Blaen Coel Farm
Remains Blaen Coel Farm in 2003.
Map Ref SN89050 64030
Blaen Mwyro Sheep Fold
Remains of Blaen Mwyro Sheep Fold near Llyn Gynon
Map Ref SN79355 64147
Blaen Y Cwm Long Hut
Remains of Blaen Y Cwm Long Hut. Short distance off the old Aber Mountain Road
Map Ref SN85536 75624
Remains of Bryn Glas Long Hut and Bryn Glas Shelter off the old Aber Mountain Road.
Map Ref SN85347 74861
Bryniago, Claerwen Valley Former home of John and Elizabth Price.
The house was abandoned when there was plans to buid Cil-Oerwynt Dam downstream of the building.
The dam was never built, Claerwen Dam was built further upstream instead.
Map Ref SN8814 6279
Cerig Llwydion Longhouse and Long Huts in the Claerwen Valley.
Map Ref SN87900 62360
Remains of Clettwr Troedrhiwdrain Farmstead, 13m x 5m of mudstone & quartz construction.
Map Ref SN86960 68901
Craig Llanerch Cawr Barn
Craig Llanerch Cawr barn on the hill above Llanerch Cawr. 8m x 6m.
Map Ref SN89820 61260
Remains of Cringyn Cottage near Tynllidiart.
Map Ref SN90660 65790
Cwm Clyd Farm. The stone building is the original house with a outside toilet.
The black building I believe was erected for the workers during the construction of the dams.
Map Ref SN891 622
Cwm Nant Y Fald Enclosure
Remains of Cwm Nant Y Fald Enclosure, just above Esgair Y Ty House, 11m x 4m.
Domen Milwyn Sheepfold
Remains of a sheep fold or shelter near Domen Milwyn
Map Ref SN81254 72260
Esgair Beddau House
Remains of Esgair Beddau House, not far from Lluest Aber Caethon
Map Ref SN86410 68640
Esgair Gris Longhouse
Listed as Esgair Gris Long House but may be a disturbed cairn. a few upright stones.
Not far from Craig Goch Dam
Map Ref SN8870 668470
Esgair Y TY
Esgair y Ty pillow mounds and house on Esgair y Ty.
Map Ref SN8976 7213
Fuches Sheep Fold
Remains of Fuches Sheep Fold.
Map Ref SN86080 68480
Garreg Felen long Houses and Hut
Remains of Garreg Felen Long Houses and Hut.
Map Ref SN86490 63040
Garreg Naw Llyn Long Hut
Remains of Garreg Naw Llyn Long Hut
Map Ref SN79775 70307
Hafod Allt Coch Barn
Remains of Hafod Allt Coch Barn
Map Ref SN9081 6774
Ruins of Llanerchi Barn, 20m x 8m. In woodland above Nantgwyllt Church
Map Ref SN90721 63561
Remains of Llanerch Llwyn, a deserted farmstead above Pen Y Garreg Reservoir.
Map Ref SN895 680
Llanerch Ty Newydd House
Remains of Llanerch Ty Newydd House near Tynllidiart.
Map Ref SN90910 65500
Lluest Aber Caethon
Lluest Aber Caethon is a short distance from Craig Goch Dam.
It's a 19th Century farm house with farm buildings, One of the chimneys is leaning and looks like it could topple over.
Map Ref SN87500 68820
LLuest Calettwr House
Ruins of LLuest Calettwr House. Remains of a mid-late 18th century mudstone/quartz house, a short distance from Lluest Aber Caethon
Map Ref SN87060 68980
Lluest Y Gadair
Remains Lluest y Gadair a former post medieval house in the Claerwen Valley.
Map Ref SN86877 66297
Llwyd Nant Long Hut
Llwydnant Long Hut, a Post Medieval Long Hut in the Claerwen Valley.
Map Ref SN87735 62283
Llwyn Dale, a Post-Medieval house a short distance from Rhiwnant Farm.
Map Ref SN89042 60975