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Field cowhouse at Rhiw Felen

A Grade II Listed Building in Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8463 / 52°50'46"N

Longitude: -3.8108 / 3°48'38"W

OS Eastings: 278143

OS Northings: 329180

OS Grid: SH781291

Mapcode National: GBR 63.SQT0

Mapcode Global: WH678.FQKB

Entry Name: Field cowhouse at Rhiw Felen

Listing Date: 27 February 2004

Last Amended: 27 February 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82535

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: In an isolated rural location, raised above the N side of the Afon Mawddwch to ENE of Abergweirw; NNW of Rhiw Felen.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Trawsfynydd

Locality: Gallt Brynllin Fawr

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Probably C18 or early C19 field cowhouse.

Exterior

Field cowhouse of coursed boulder construction, now with roof of profiled metal sheeting. Built into the hillside and aligned roughly N-S with the remains of an attached enclosure to E. The doorway is in the S gable, with small ventilation slit in the apex; pitching hole in opposite gable.

Interior

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

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good C18 or early C19 field cowhouse, with good stonework and traditional character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Brynllin Fawr
    Along a private farm track c1km NNE of the small hamlet of Abergeirw.

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