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Covered Dung-pit in Monachty Farmyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Dyffryn Arth, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2363 / 52°14'10"N

Longitude: -4.191 / 4°11'27"W

OS Eastings: 250480

OS Northings: 262050

OS Grid: SN504620

Mapcode National: GBR DM.172H

Mapcode Global: VH3JT.91QZ

Entry Name: Covered Dung-pit in Monachty Farmyard

Listing Date: 23 May 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17494

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated freestanding in Monachty farm courtyard.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Locality: Monachty/Mynachdy

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Exterior

History: Mid to later C19 roofed farmyard dung-pit.

Description: A sunken pit, stone lined with sloping entry from E. Big slate roof, hipped to W, carried on six red brick piers each side on low red-brick walls (partly lined in rubble stone). Open E end. Two-bay W end. Brickwork is largely renewed on N side. Five-bay roof with bolted collar trusses.

An unusual Victorian farmyard structure, listed for rarity and for group value with the rest of the exceptional group of farmyard buildings at Monachty.

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