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Cowhouse at Caeronwy-isaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0669 / 53°4'0"N

Longitude: -4.2124 / 4°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 251857

OS Northings: 354467

OS Grid: SH518544

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.BWRF

Mapcode Global: WH54Z.85BQ

Entry Name: Cowhouse at Caeronwy-isaf

Listing Date: 30 September 1999

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22407

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated immediately to the west of Caeronwy-isaf.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Locality: Nantlle

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Contemporary with the quarrymens' cottages at Caeronwy-isaf; shown on 1840 Tithe Map.

Exterior

Rectangular building aligned roughly north-south. Roughly coursed rubblestone, more regularly coursed to south gable end; slate roof, some slates graded. Doorways to centre and right with small window between.

Interior

Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as evidence for the importance of agriculture to the subsistence livelihood of the occupants of Caeronwy-isaf, with which the cowhouse has strong group value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Caeronwy-isaf
    Located across fields in a narrow wooded valley approximately 400m south-west of Hafod Caeronwy; low rubblestone wall and slate path to front (west side).
  • II Hafod Caeronwy
    Located on the south side of a track leading from Y Fron through the disused quarry towards Mynydd Mawr, Hafod Caeronwy is one of the last habitation sites to the west of the high moorland of Mynydd M
  • II Locomotive Shed
    Located on Level VIII (Bonc Brig) of the Pen-yr-Orsedd Slate Quarry to the east of the modern steep access road from Y Fron.
  • II Locomotive Shed
    Located immediately to the north of the incline and drumhouse at the south-east corner of Level VIII (Bonc Brig) of Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry.
  • II Weighbridge House
    Located directly adjacent to the locomotive shed immediately to the north of the incline and drumhouse at the south-east corner of Level VIII (Bonc Brig) of Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry.
  • II Transformer House
    Located on Level VIII (Bonc Brig) of the Pen-yr-Orsedd Slate Quarry towards the foot of the modern steep access road from Y Fron.
  • II Engine and Compressor House
    Located on Level VIII (Bonc Brig) of the Pen-yr-Orsedd Slate Quarry towards the foot of the modern steep access road from Y Fron.
  • II Winding house
    Located on Level VIII (Bonc Brig) of Pen-yr-Orsedd Slate Quarry to the east of the Eureka Slate Mill.

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