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Description: Llantroft Farmhouse and Adjoining Cow House
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 257293
OS Grid Reference: SO2390979931
OS Grid Coordinates: 323909, 279931
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4121, -3.1201
SO 27 NW LLANFAIR WATERDINE C.P. -
8/201 Llantroft Farmhouse and
- adjoining Cbw House
Farmhouse and adjoining cow house. Probably late C18. Painted coursed
limestone rubble farmhouse with slate roof. 2-room plan aligned north-
south. 2 storeys. Integral brick end stack to left. 2-window front;
mid-to-late C19 two-light wobden casements; central boarded door. Bread
oven projecting in left-hand gable end. Lower former cow shed to right
now part of house. Coursed limestone rubble with slate roof; C20 French
casements to right. Lower cow shed to far right: coursed limestone rubble
with tiled roof; one storey; 3 boarded doors to front, second door. from
left has opposed door at rear. Interior: house with chamfered beams and
large open fireplace; cow shed with stalls, mangers, cobbled floors;
crucks reused as roof truss. The cow house is an example of the 3-door
type wherein the animals were stalled facing each other, the central door
leading to a feed passage and the outer doors for mucking out. A typical
hillside farmhouse commonly associated with Welsh types. Alcock, p.144.
Listing NGR: SO2390979931
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Source: English Heritage
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