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Latitude: 52.818 / 52°49'4"N
Longitude: -4.6351 / 4°38'6"W
OS Eastings: 222520
OS Northings: 327754
OS Grid: SH225277
Mapcode National: GBR 51.VGJ3
Mapcode Global: WH33N.RFZG
Entry Name: Pigsty at Bwlch-y-garreg
Listing Date: 26 June 1998
Last Amended: 26 June 1998
Source ID: 20029
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated by entry to front yard of Bwlch-y-garreg, just W of Rhiw crossroads.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Pigsty added to smallholding at Bwlch-y-garreg reputedly c1870 when the house at Rhiwlas was being built for the Rowlands family by the Nanhoron estate.
Pigsty, rubble stone with slate roof, of longer pitch to the front. Low door to right and walled yard with well-built low walls coped in slabs. Entry to E with long feed-chute between entry and pigsty corner, the feed-chute with long slab lintel and brick sill.
Included for group value with the house and goose-shelter at Bwlch-y-garreg, all parts of a unusually complete small cottage farm unit of a type characteristic of the region.
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