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Cowhouse at Uwchlawr-coed

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedr, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8112 / 52°48'40"N

Longitude: -4.0775 / 4°4'39"W

OS Eastings: 260071

OS Northings: 325766

OS Grid: SH600257

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.VZZP

Mapcode Global: WH566.BLKP

Entry Name: Cowhouse at Uwchlawr-coed

Listing Date: 29 October 2003

Last Amended: 29 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81996

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located at the E side of a country road c2km SE of the village of Llanbedr. The cowhouse is to N of the house and parallel to the agricultural range to its S.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanbedr

Community: Llanbedr

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Appears to be of similar construction and contemporary design with the older part of the parallel agricultural range to N, probably C18.


Cow house; roughly course boulder construction; roof of small old slates with stone copings. Built against the slope, and with a rear aisle, giving asymmetrical profile, and long catslide roof to rear. Entered from lower gable, with pitching door in upper gable, and small opening in aisle. Vent slits in long side walls.


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

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved cowhouse which is a good example of regional type. Forms a group with the adjacent agricultural and domestic buildings, which together form an excellent and complete farmstead group.

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