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Latitude: 52.8175 / 52°49'2"N
Longitude: -3.8861 / 3°53'10"W
OS Eastings: 272986
OS Northings: 326102
OS Grid: SH729261
Mapcode National: GBR 60.VJH6
Mapcode Global: WH569.8FQX
Entry Name: Byre (former Dower House) at Cefndeuddwr
Listing Date: 13 February 1995
Last Amended: 13 February 1995
Source ID: 15158
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located 50m NW of Cefndeuddwr farmhouse, immediately to the N ofthe upper barn.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Former dower house or steward's house serving the mainhouse and contemporary with it, c.1600. Converted mid C19 (orearlier) to a byre; at this stage the W gable end was rebuilt andthe stack removed.
Rubble construction with slate roof; rectangular plan. C19 entrance to N side with pegged doorcase and boarded door. ToR a part-glazed (6-pane) window with ventilation slats beneath. Blocked primary entrance to E gable end with 9-pane C19 sashwindow above, apparently in original opening. Small, blockedoriginal window to L of S side. Upper entrance to rebuilt W gablevia stone stepped and parapeted access.
Fine beamed ceiling with 3 deeply stopped-chamferedtransverse beams and delicately stopped-chamfered subsidiarybeams. 2-bay roof with contemporary truss, though missing itsqueen struts. Cobbled floor (C19).
A scarce example of this building type with good beamed ceiling.
Group value with other listed items at Cefndeuddwr.
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