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Latitude: 51.8951 / 51°53'42"N
Longitude: -3.0465 / 3°2'47"W
OS Eastings: 328081
OS Northings: 222354
OS Grid: SO280223
Mapcode National: GBR F4.QWDZ
Mapcode Global: VH78T.4MRL
Entry Name: Lower Revetment including Steps and Bull Cot at Tynyllwyn
Listing Date: 19 November 1998
Last Amended: 19 November 1998
Source ID: 20882
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: On S side of house facing the yard and at lower end of the terrace.
Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)
Community: The Vale of Grwyney
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The revetment is late C16, contemporary with the house. The house, originally a long house with attached byre, was gentrified when the byre was converted to a kitchen in 1649, and when a terraced garden was created on the E side of the house. The steps were probably part of this latter development. The bull cot shows mid C19 repairs.
Consisting of a battered rubble-stone revetment which curves around below the house, which has stone steps at the L end, a large rectangular recessed bay containing the bull cot to R, to R of which are the mid C17 stone steps. The bull cot is a lean-to with a stone tile roof. The roof is carried on 2 timber posts R and L of centre, which have stone infill between below boarded openings. To R and L are full-height boarded doors (damaged to L) and stone walls at the ends, rebuilt C19 on R side with hammer-dressed quoins.
Included for group value as an important component within this exceptional C16/C17 farm group.
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