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Barn/Cowhouse Range at Dylysau Isaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Machno, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0576 / 53°3'27"N

Longitude: -3.7593 / 3°45'33"W

OS Eastings: 282189

OS Northings: 352599

OS Grid: SH821525

Mapcode National: GBR 65.CK8T

Mapcode Global: WH66B.7D3T

Entry Name: Barn/Cowhouse Range at Dylysau Isaf

Listing Date: 17 July 1992

Last Amended: 17 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5891

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Opposite front of farmhouse, aligned NW-SE; at right angles to farmhouse.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Machno

Community: Bro Machno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Probably C17. Former barn and cowhouse now one long loose stall for animal accommodation.


Stone slabs laid to courses with good quoins. Roof covered with small thin slates in regular courses. Two doorways in front elevation (deep stone lintels). Larger R doorway has corresponding door in rear elevation (hence doorways to threshing floor). To R of R doorway former doorway now narrowed to form window. Left door smaller with double doors, small window to R. SE end former lofted cowhouse; two windows of original dimensions with simple stone lintels. Door to former longitudinal feeding passage cut into SE gable. NW end was formerly barn with short ventilation slits (now blocked) each with dripstone.


Original roof structure of collar and tie-beam trusses with angle struts; original purlins but C19 rafters.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Dylasau Isaf farmhouse.

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