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Latitude: 52.2647 / 52°15'52"N
Longitude: -3.3809 / 3°22'51"W
OS Eastings: 305857
OS Northings: 263845
OS Grid: SO058638
Mapcode National: GBR 9P.ZJ81
Mapcode Global: VH69F.CB0Q
Entry Name: Cow House at Glan Ithon
Listing Date: 18 June 1999
Last Amended: 15 November 2004
Source ID: 21879
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Below and to the SW of the main farmstead.
Community: Llanyre (Llanllŷr)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
Probably mid C19, but re-using some timberwork from earlier buildings. The S gable end has been rebuilt in blockwork.
A lofted cow house of rubble stone with weather-boarded front over timber framing, and corrugated asbestos-cement roof with deeply overhanging eaves to the gables. The front has 5 boarded doors to weatherboarded front, and a similar loft door. The N gable end has a loading door at loft level, and a doorway in a rear outshut housing a calf shed.
The interior has mostly C19 timberwork, but some has re-used earlier timbers, for example in the rear calf shed. The cow house accommodates 24 cows and 2 calf sheds. Wooden stalls, partitions, tethering poles and chains are all retained. The floor is flagged and cobbled.
Listed for its special interest as a well-preserved C19 farm building, in which the original wooden stalls are an extremely rare survival, and as part of a strong farm group with the house and attached buildings.
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