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Pig-swill House at Ty Iocws

A Grade II Listed Building in Llannor, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9037 / 52°54'13"N

Longitude: -4.4111 / 4°24'39"W

OS Eastings: 237937

OS Northings: 336751

OS Grid: SH379367

Mapcode National: GBR 5B.P2Y4

Mapcode Global: WH44J.68RS

Entry Name: Pig-swill House at Ty Iocws

Listing Date: 8 February 1999

Last Amended: 8 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21363

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Ty Iocws stands at the end of a long drive off the main road running N from Pwllheli. The small building stands apart from the service yard in a walled toft.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llannor

Community: Llannor

Locality: Abererch

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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The building was probably erected in the late C18 or early C19 as part of the farm arrangements for Ty Iocws.


Built of rubble stonework, and an irregulaar sized slate roof. Single storey, with a boarded door and paned timber window, and at the N end, a tall cylindrical stack.


The interior is of two bays, with central tie beam and applied collar truss. Stack and food preparation area is at the N end.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a typical pig-swill kitchen, which forms part of the interesting group of service buildings at this gentry farm.

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