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Bothy and Pigsties at Ty-hen

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwnda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0939 / 53°5'38"N

Longitude: -4.2855 / 4°17'7"W

OS Eastings: 247057

OS Northings: 357633

OS Grid: SH470576

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.93GT

Mapcode Global: WH43M.4HKG

Entry Name: Bothy and Pigsties at Ty-hen

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21831

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated across track to north-east of farmhouse at Ty-hen.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanwnda

Community: Llanwnda

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Not shown on the 1839 Tithe Map, these are mid-C19 farmbuildings, part of the remodelling of the farmstead at Ty-hen carried out by the Newborough Estate after c1850.

Exterior

Bothy and pigsties. Bothy is a rectangular single-storey structure, aligned roughly east-west, with lower lean-to pigsties projecting at right-angles to north at east end. Irregularly coursed rubblestone with large quoins to bothy and stone-on-edge coping to main wall of pigsties; slate roofs. South wall of bothy has sash window with slate cill and lintel and boarded door to right; doorway to centre of west gable end, apex of which has narrow slate-louvered opening; red brick stack to north roof slope.

Interior

Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved bothy and pigsties forming part of the essentially mid-C19 planned farmstead at Ty-hen.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty-hen
    Situated on rising ground in pasture fields on the west side of the A 499 approximately 0.8km south-east of Llanwnda; the farmyard lies immediately to the east.
  • II Stables, Cart Shelter and Cowhouse Range at Ty-hen
    Situated around farmyard immediately to the east of the farmhouse at Ty-hen.
  • II Hay Barn to east of Ty-hen
    Located on the west side of the A 499 to the west of the main farmstead group at Ty-hen.
  • II Maengwyn
    Situated on the south-east side of the A 499 approximately 0.5 km south of Llanwnda; set behind a low rubblestone wall with cut slate coping and iron railings with fleur-de-lys finials and urn-capped
  • II Disused Cottage at Plas Dolydd
    Situated immediately to the west of the farmhouse at Plas Dolydd, which itself is located on the west side of the A 487 in the hamlet of Dolydd.
  • II Milestone
    Located on south-east side of the A 499 immediately south-west of the small settlement of Bethesda-bach; set in low rubblestone boundary wall.
  • II Mount Hazel
    Situated at end of tree-lined driveway running off the minor road through Ty'n-lon; the house sits below the pasture field in front.
  • II Monument to J W Jones and family
    Situated in the south-east corner of the churhyard to the Church of St Gwyndaf.

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