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Latitude: 52.8469 / 52°50'48"N
Longitude: -4.1137 / 4°6'49"W
OS Eastings: 257751
OS Northings: 329798
OS Grid: SH577297
Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.SP65
Mapcode Global: WH55Z.SP9X
Entry Name: Out-kitchen and pigsty at Groes Las
Listing Date: 24 October 2003
Last Amended: 24 October 2003
Source ID: 81853
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: At the S end of the farmyard enclosure at Groes Las.
Built-Up Area: Harlech
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The building is dated 1838.
Probably built as an outside kitchen, perhaps incorporating the pigsty from the outset. Single storeyed, built against the slope. Rubble walls and random slate roof with boulder copings to gables. Stack on lower gable. Doorway towards centre with date on lintel and initials D.P.G. Tiny window to its right. Pigsty occupies the left hand section, and is accessed at a higher level via a doorway in the upper gable end. The rough remains of an enclosed yard adjoin the building.
Fireplace with oven alongside at gable end. Crude pegged collar-beam truss partly under-built by a rough stone wall, separating kitchen from pigsty at the higher level. The wall appears to be inserted, but the internal division may have been in place from the outset.
Listed as a dated out-kitchen/pigsty, a significant component of the well-preserved and exceptionally intact traditional farmstead group at Groes las.
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