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Cowshed at Lower Maestorglwydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanigon, Powys

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Latitude: 52.03 / 52°1'47"N

Longitude: -3.1531 / 3°9'11"W

OS Eastings: 320984

OS Northings: 237469

OS Grid: SO209374

Mapcode National: GBR F0.G6HS

Mapcode Global: VH6BQ.97FN

Entry Name: Cowshed at Lower Maestorglwydd

Listing Date: 20 June 1995

Last Amended: 20 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16119

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The cowshed stands detached from the house and at one end of it.

County: Powys

Community: Llanigon

Community: Llanigon

Locality: Maestorglwydd

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Dated 1677, it makes an L-plan with the barn and is built of stone with a corrugated asbestos roof. It is of one storey with a loft and has a stout doorframe facing N inscribed "1677 WG" on the timber lintel. There are other old/original timber-lintelled openings facing N. Within, the roof is original, with tiebeams and diagonal struts to the principal rafters.

Reasons for Listing

The cowshed is an early farm building and of special interest for bearing a date and initials. It is included for group value with Lower Maestorglwydd Farmhouse.

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