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Cowhouse at Maes-gwyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentrefoelas, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0574 / 53°3'26"N

Longitude: -3.6974 / 3°41'50"W

OS Eastings: 286338

OS Northings: 352479

OS Grid: SH863524

Mapcode National: GBR 68.CG9Z

Mapcode Global: WH66C.5DMY

Plus Code: 9C5R3843+X3

Entry Name: Cowhouse at Maes-gwyn

Listing Date: 23 June 1967

Last Amended: 19 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14651

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The main cowhouse is the more westerly of two parallel farm ranges at right angles to the road, opposite Maes-gwyn.

County: Conwy

Town: Pentrefoelas

Community: Pentrefoelas

Community: Pentrefoelas

Locality: Maes-gwyn

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably C18 or early C19.


Built of rubble stonework with a slate roof. Cowhouse of 7 bays, extended at the E end by a further building with a higher roof, and again by a lower 3-bay open fronted animal shelter with a stone-walled enclosure in front, which encloses the farmyard to the E. A narrower wing of 2 bays runs E against the road. Both sides of the building are largely obscured by modern farm buildings. The road elevation has one vented window and a pitching door in the gable of the main range.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of the fine farm group, associated with the listed C17 farmhouse at Maes-gwyn.

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