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Latitude: 53.1385 / 53°8'18"N
Longitude: -4.0305 / 4°1'49"W
OS Eastings: 264272
OS Northings: 362075
OS Grid: SH642620
Mapcode National: GBR 5T.6CDL
Mapcode Global: WH54P.2C0T
Entry Name: Field Cowhouse
Listing Date: 9 March 2000
Last Amended: 9 March 2000
Source ID: 22924
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Situated in isolated position below the A 5 to the east of the Afon Ogwen just off track running south from Braich-ty-du; the cowhouse is set within its own small field system, the boundaries of which
Locality: Nant Ffrancon
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Built in the mid-C19 as a field cowhouse, probably originally associated with the roughly contemporary farmstead at Braich-ty-du. The cowhouse is a good example of a once common regional farmbuilding type, the detached cowhouse standing on its own in fields.
Rectangular plan aligned north-south. Roughly coursed rubblestone; slate roof with coped verges. East side has boarded door to left with similar door in north gable end; 4 irregularly spaced ventilation slits on west side. Low rubblestone wall forms small corralled area in front of north gable end.
Interior not accessible at time of Survey.
Listed as a well-preserved example of a mid-C19 field cowhouse, a characteristic farmbuilding type of the region and period, which forms a distinctive feature in the landscape.
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