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Latitude: 53.0662 / 53°3'58"N
Longitude: -4.27 / 4°16'12"W
OS Eastings: 247995
OS Northings: 354519
OS Grid: SH479545
Mapcode National: GBR 5J.BTFB
Mapcode Global: WH43T.C6X6
Entry Name: Cowhouse at Uwchlaw'r-rhos
Listing Date: 30 September 1999
Last Amended: 30 September 1999
Source ID: 22441
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Situated on south-west side of farmyard to north-east of the farmhouse at Uwchlaw'r-rhos.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Cowhouse built as an original element of the later C19 planned Newborough Estate farm at Uwchlaw'r-rhos; there is a suggestion from a change in stonework and a structural break at the same point that the part to the south-east may pre-date that to the north-west.
Long rectangular building, aligned roughly north-west to south-east with short range at right-angles to rear on right. Uncoursed rubblestone on left and roughly coursed rubblestone to right; slate roof with ventilators and slate-coped verges. Section on left has doorways to far left and offset to right with ventilation slits flanking latter and windows to left and right. Section to right has 2 doorways on right and ventilation slits to the left; brick repair to right-hand doorway.
Bolted A-frame trusses throughout.
Included as a largely unaltered later C19 cowhouse, forming part of the well-preserved planned Newborough Estate farm at Uwchlaw'r-rhos, an important and characteristic building type in this region.
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