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Cowhouse at Eithinog-uchaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0528 / 53°3'9"N

Longitude: -4.3072 / 4°18'25"W

OS Eastings: 245455

OS Northings: 353099

OS Grid: SH454530

Mapcode National: GBR 5G.CQ65

Mapcode Global: WH43S.TJ4K

Entry Name: Cowhouse at Eithinog-uchaf

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23753

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located on the east side of the farmyard at Eithinog-uchaf; the farmyard sits to the north of the farmhouse on the track to Pant Eithinog, which itself lies just off Ffordd Clynnog.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Penygroes

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Shown on the 1840 Tithe Map, the cowhouse was probably built c1825, which is the date of an overmantel in the farmhouse and appears to be contemporary with the construction of the farmhouse.

Exterior

Long, low single-storey building of uncoursed rubblestone with slate roof. Front elevation onto yard has 2 small multi-paned/ventilated windows with stone lintels on left; stable doors and small rooflights to right.

Interior

Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved early C19 cowhouse having strong group value with the other buildings at Eithinog-uchaf.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cowhouse/granary and pigsties at Eithinog-uchaf
    Located on the south side of the farmyard at Eithinog-uchaf; the farmyard sits to the north of the farmhouse on the track to Pant Eithinog, which itself lies just off Ffordd Clynnog.
  • II Barn and stables at Eithinog-uchaf
    Located at an oblique angle on the north side of the farmyard at Eithinog-uchaf; the farmyard sits to the north of the farmhouse on the track to Pant Eithinog, which itself lies just off Ffordd Clynno
  • II Former cottage at Eithinog-uchaf
    Situated between the farmhouse at Eithinog-uchaf and its farmyard to the north.
  • II Eithinog-uchaf
    Situated in lowland pasture fields at the end of a farm track off the south-west side of Ffordd Clynnog (Clynnog Road).
  • II Bryn-mawr
    Situated in small pasture fields overlooking sea on rough track approximately 300m west of Pant Eithinog.
  • II Cae-efa-lwyd-fawr
    Located at the end of a farm track off the north side of Ffordd Clynnog (Clynnog Road) about 1km west of Penygroes.
  • II Cowhouse to south of Cae-efa-lwyd-fawr
    Located immediately to the south of the farmhouse at Cae-efa-lwyd-fawr.
  • II Penbryn Mawr
    Set at the end of a track in pasture fields approximately 45m from Ffordd Clynnog. A menhir stands a little to the south-east of the house.

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