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Privy at Benar

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Machno, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0494 / 53°2'57"N

Longitude: -3.8002 / 3°48'0"W

OS Eastings: 279425

OS Northings: 351747

OS Grid: SH794517

Mapcode National: GBR 64.CTLW

Mapcode Global: WH669.LML5

Entry Name: Privy at Benar

Listing Date: 17 July 1992

Last Amended: 17 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5853

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approx 20 metres S of house facing NE.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Machno

Community: Bro Machno

Locality: Benar

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Lavatory house, probably mid C19.


Local flat rubble; thick slate roof. Centrally-placed double wooden doors. Gable ends to NW and SE; that to SE has small square window, that to NW has blocked square window. Building built into slope of ground which drops steeply down to stream at rear. Stream flows through square-headed openings in lower part of gable walls.


Interior has two-seater latrine with wooden seats overhanging stream which carried away waste.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with Benar Farmhouse.

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