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Root Camp at Ty'n y Coed Uchaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Machno, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0526 / 53°3'9"N

Longitude: -3.788 / 3°47'16"W

OS Eastings: 280249

OS Northings: 352084

OS Grid: SH802520

Mapcode National: GBR 64.CQBM

Mapcode Global: WH669.SJCP

Entry Name: Root Camp at Ty'n y Coed Uchaf

Listing Date: 17 July 1992

Last Amended: 17 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3576

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: To S of pigsties at Ty'n y Coed Uchaf Farmhouse.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Machno

Community: Bro Machno

Locality: Penmachno Mill

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Probably C19. Long clamp for storage of potatoes and other root crops produced at farm.


Follows slope of ground aligned roughly NW-SE. Approximately 4m long and 1.5 m high. Walls of flat slate rubble continue up as roof with corbelled effect. Low doorway at lower end of clamp.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as rare surviving example of type.

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