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Cowshed at Gelli

A Grade II Listed Building in Nantcwnlle, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1952 / 52°11'42"N

Longitude: -4.1283 / 4°7'41"W

OS Eastings: 254628

OS Northings: 257353

OS Grid: SN546573

Mapcode National: GBR DP.3YF8

Mapcode Global: VH4GH.D2DZ

Plus Code: 9C4Q5VWC+3M

Entry Name: Cowshed at Gelli

Listing Date: 26 November 1996

Last Amended: 26 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17809

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated to N of Gelli walled garden, running N-S, and NW of other farm buildings.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Nantcwnlle (Nancwnlle)

Community: Nantcwnlle

Locality: Trefilan

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Late C17 or early C18 outbuilding extended and remodelled as a cow-shed in the early to mid C19, with a coach-house added at S end.


Whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof, single long range. Building slopes down from N to S. W side has, from left, door, ventilation loop, window, window, door roughly in centre. Then to right is one window in a blocked door. Timber lintels. N end has one window in former loading door. S end is added and has, in gable end, two large coach-entries with cambered timber lintels and squared stone centre and angle piers. Small lean-to on E side: S door, with stone voussoirs. Blocked door and door in main E wall.


In centre are three heavy oak roof trusses with scarfed feet and curved pegged collars. C19 pine collar trusses elsewhere. Two oak beams and stubs of third. In coach-house, dividing stone wall, and left coach-house has three-sided plaster ceiling, an unusual feature.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an outbuilding range with early roof trusses, and of group value with the listed structures at Gelli.

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