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Cowhouse forming N side of Farmyard at Dyffryn Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7064 / 52°42'23"N

Longitude: -3.2625 / 3°15'44"W

OS Eastings: 314796

OS Northings: 312830

OS Grid: SJ147128

Mapcode National: GBR 9V.2HG5

Mapcode Global: WH79F.V7MJ

Plus Code: 9C4RPP4Q+H2

Entry Name: Cowhouse forming N side of Farmyard at Dyffryn Farm

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15970

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located on the N side of the farmyard which forms an open 'U' off the main road.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Dyffryn

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Cowhouse. C17. Timber framed with brick noggings replacing original lathing. Stone back wall and W gable. Random jointed slate roof.

Building is of 7 structural bays, of framing raised on a rendered stone sill wall, with heavy bressumer and angle braces to the wall plate. Two weatherboarded gables with pitching doors. The brick infill is laid with missing headers forming lozenge patterns vents in each panel of 4, 7, 8 and 9 holes.


Trusses consist of a tie beam, 3 queen struts, collar and angled struts to the principal rafters. At the E end, an open bay with the roof extended to the stone built stone building set at right angles and forming the eastern leg of the farmyard. Assembly marks formed with a chisel. The building now contains 23 calf stalls.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one member of an important group of farm buildings associated with Dyffryn farmhouse.

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