Goose-shelter at Bwlch-y-garreg
A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 52.8181 / 52°49'5"N
Longitude: -4.635 / 4°38'6"W
OS Eastings: 222528
OS Northings: 327757
OS Grid: SH225277
Mapcode National: GBR 51.VGK6
Mapcode Global: WH33N.SF1G
Entry Name: Goose-shelter at Bwlch-y-garreg
Listing Date: 26 June 1998
Last Amended: 26 June 1998
Source ID: 20030
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Set into earth bank to E of outbuildings at Bwlch-y-garreg.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Goose-shelter or cwt gwyddau built into earthen bank on E side of yard, probably C19.
Goose shelter of dry stone rubble earth-clad built into bank with upright slabs each side of low entry and slab lintel. Dry-stone lined roughly oval interior with slab roof.
Reasons for Listing
A relatively rare survival of an earth-bank goose-shelter, forming part of an unusually complete cottage farm unit at Bwlch-y-garreg.
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