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Cowbyre to N of Crickie farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangors, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9549 / 51°57'17"N

Longitude: -3.2511 / 3°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 314119

OS Northings: 229226

OS Grid: SO141292

Mapcode National: GBR YW.M05K

Mapcode Global: VH6C1.L4M7

Entry Name: Cowbyre to N of Crickie farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 August 1998

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20322

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Opposite Crickie farmhouse forming the N side of the front farmyard.

County: Powys

Community: Llangors (Llan-gors)

Community: Llangors

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Built 1856, nearly contemporary with the granary block nearby of 1857 and house extension of 1858 and part of a mid C19 expansion and updating of accommodation.


Rectangular purpose built cowbyre range. Of stone rubble limewashed to front with corrugated roof. At ground floor are 4 equally spaced cambered arched boarded stable-type doors with ventilation slits to sides; taller stable doorway and window end right; above are 2 pitching doors under eaves; datestone in centre.


Interior retains complete fittings of a cowbyre of 3 stalls accommodating 5 cows on each side, with cobbled floor sloping to central drains; hayloft above with pitching gaps; small outshut against N wall possibly for calves; stable bay to right also retains stalls and harness fittings.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Crickie farmhouse and adjoining C18 barn as a good example of a dated mid C19 cowbyre retaining its original fittings.

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