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Poultry House at Rhandir

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8384 / 52°50'18"N

Longitude: -4.5179 / 4°31'4"W

OS Eastings: 230498

OS Northings: 329733

OS Grid: SH304297

Mapcode National: GBR 56.T6YV

Mapcode Global: WH44N.KXTD

Entry Name: Poultry House at Rhandir

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19644

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated on E side of farmyard above Rhandir, which is about 1 km S of Capel Carmel, Mynytho.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Mynytho

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Unusual C19 small outbuilding that appears to combine dove and poultry nesting boxes with a small yard to S that had low lean-to row of slate-roofed arched shelters possibly for geese, now derelict. The farm was part of the Vaynol estate in the C19.

Exterior

Poultry house, rubble stone with rough slate roof and stone centre stack on which is diagonally set brick shaft with 5 tiers of dove-holes spirally arranged and slate shelves. Small scale, single storey, two rooms within. E side has 2 small brick-arched windows, door each end wall, low to N, higher to S.

Interior

Two rooms inside, S room has tiers of poultry nesting boxes on walls and in NW angle. N room appears to have been a pig-sty.

Reasons for Listing

An unusual outbuilding picturesque in inspiration.

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