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Pigsty & Brewhouse range at Gwern Einion

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8366 / 52°50'11"N

Longitude: -4.094 / 4°5'38"W

OS Eastings: 259039

OS Northings: 328616

OS Grid: SH590286

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.T7ZH

Mapcode Global: WH560.2YQS

Entry Name: Pigsty & Brewhouse range at Gwern Einion

Listing Date: 23 May 2003

Last Amended: 23 May 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81089

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Set at the E side of a country lane off a narrow road which leads ENE off the A496 at Pont Pen-y-sarn-hir. The range is to S of the farmhouse at Gwern Einion.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanfair

Community: Llanfair

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Early C19 pigsty and brewhouse range, contemporary with the adjacent farmhouse and annotated on the tithe map of the parish, 1849.

Exterior

Lofted brewhouse with flanking gabled pigsty units; lean-to addition to L side of front gable of brewhouse and modern lean-to at NW corner built of profiled metal. Built of roughly coursed rubble masonry with large stones as quoins and lintels. Slate roofs of small slates laid to diminishing courses and tiled ridges; the brewhouse has a large stone stack with capping at the rear (E) gable. Entry to the brewhouse through a single doorway with large stone lintel to R of the front (W) gable, a single small window is to L over a later lean-to addition. Flanking pigsty ranges have rubble walls.

Interior

The interior could not be inspected at the time of the survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good pigsty and brewhouse range which forms a group with the adjacent contemporary farmhouse at Gwern Einion.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Gwern Einion
    Set at the E side of a country lane off a narrow road which leads ENE off the A496 at Pont Pen-y-sarn-hir.
  • II Cartshed at Llwyn Hwlcyn
    Located c1km SE of Llanfair, in an isolated rural location at the end of a private track off a narrow country road which branches NE off the road which in turn branches NE off the A496 at Pont Pen-y-s
  • II Agricultural range at Llwyn Hwlcyn
    Located c1km SE of Llanfair, in an isolated rural location at the end of a private track off a narrow country road which branches NE off the road which in turn branches NE off the A496 at Pont Pen-y-s
  • II Haybarn at Llwyn Hwlcyn
    Located c1km SE of Llanfair, in an isolated rural location at the end of a private track off a narrow country road which branches NE off the road which in turn branches NE off the A496 at Pont Pen-y-s
  • II Pigsty range at Llwyn Hwlcyn
    Located c1km SE of Llanfair, in an isolated rural location at the end of a private track off a narrow country road which branches NE off the road which in turn branches off the A496 at Pont Pen-y-sarn
  • II Llwyn Hwlcyn
    Located c1km SE of Llanfair, in an isolated rural location at the end of a private track off a narrow country road which branches NE off the road which in turn branches NE off the A496 at Pont Pen-y-
  • II Bark mill at Argoed
    In a rural location, set above and well back from the NE side of the A496 to SSE of Llanfair. The mill is to the NE of the farmhouse and the most northeasterly of the farm buildings at Argoed.
  • II Lofted stables and agricultural range at Argoed
    In a rural location, set above and well back from the NE side of the A496 of Llanfair. The range is to the NE of the old house at Argoed, to the rear of the range directly parallel to the house.

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