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Cart Shelter and Pigsties at Plas-uchaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllechid, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.2083 / 53°12'30"N

Longitude: -4.0664 / 4°3'58"W

OS Eastings: 262095

OS Northings: 369913

OS Grid: SH620699

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.1W4G

Mapcode Global: WH548.HMV8

Entry Name: Cart Shelter and Pigsties at Plas-uchaf

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Last Amended: 9 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22948

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated immediately to the north of the farm cottages at Plas-uchaf; rubblestone wall defines small yard to front (west) of cart shelter and pigsties front onto another yard to east.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllechid

Community: Llanllechid

Locality: Plas-uchaf

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Contemporary with the cottages and other farmbuildings at Plas-uchaf.


Cart shelter and pigsties, the former the larger of the 2 buildings and to the south, the whole range set on a north-south alignment. Roughly coursed rubblestone; slate roofs. Cart shelter has 2 open bays with substantial stone pier between on west; pigsties face onto yard to east and are divided into one large and one smaller pen with well-preserved troughs and iron gates to front.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an integral part of the well-preserved mid-C19 farmstead group at Plas-uchaf.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Plas-uchaf
    Situated with its farmbuildings to south of track running westwards off the minor road between Llanllechid and Abergwyngregyn; the dwellings have a garden to the front and are separated from the field
  • II L-shaped Cowhouse Range at Plas-uchaf
    Located immediately to the east of the cart shelter and pigsties at Plas-uchaf looking onto yard defined by these buildings and rubblestone wall to track.
  • II Small Cowhouse Range at Plas-uchaf
    Set at right-angles to east of L-shaped cowhouse range at Plas-uchaf; fronts onto track.
  • II Tan-y-marian
    Located in elevated position on edge of woodland overlooking pasture fields at end of track running off Llanllechid to Tal-y-bont road; rubblestone wall with stone-on-edge coping separates garden from
  • II Pen-y-bryn
    Located at end of short farm track running off the south-west side of the minor road between Llanllechid and Tal-y-bont; low rubblestone wall with stone-on-edge coping in front of main farmhouse.
  • II Tyddyn-isaf & Tyddyn-isaf bach
    Located on south side of track running westwards from the minor road between Llanllechid and Tal-y-bont; low rubblestone wall with stone-on-edge coping in front of both farm and cottage.
  • II Plas Hwfa
    Situated in undulating pasture field landscape, the farmhouse is reached from the track running southwards off the road between Eglwys St Cross and Tan-y-lon to Tal-y-bont-uchaf, which now continues v
  • II U-shaped Range of Farmbuildings at Tal-y-bont-uchaf
    Situated on the north-east side of the cobbled farmyard at Tal-y-bont uchaf.

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