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L-shaped Cowhouse Range at Plas-uchaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllechid, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.2083 / 53°12'29"N

Longitude: -4.0662 / 4°3'58"W

OS Eastings: 262107

OS Northings: 369903

OS Grid: SH621699

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.1W5S

Mapcode Global: WH548.HMYB

Entry Name: L-shaped Cowhouse Range at Plas-uchaf

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Last Amended: 9 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22949

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: 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.

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.


Long range aligned north-south with shorter range projecting at right-angles to west at north end. Roughly coursed rubblestone with large slate lintels to majority of openings; hipped slate roofs with ridge ventilators, main range broken by cross-gable towards south end. Main range has window flanked by doorways to left of gable, which has 2 wide openings on ground floor with loft opening above; further doorway on right of gable. Short range has stable door to front end wall and 2 ventilator windows flanking door to left return facing track.


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 Cart Shelter and Pigsties at Plas-uchaf
    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.
  • 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 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 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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