Pigsties at Bwthyn Cochwillan
A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllechid, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 53.2037 / 53°12'13"N
Longitude: -4.0872 / 4°5'13"W
OS Eastings: 260687
OS Northings: 369437
OS Grid: SH606694
Mapcode National: GBR 5R.23MM
Mapcode Global: WH548.5QZV
Entry Name: Pigsties at Bwthyn Cochwillan
Listing Date: 9 March 2000
Last Amended: 9 March 2000
Source ID: 22960
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Situated to the east of Bwthyn Cochwillan on the property boundary with Cochwillan, the back wall of the pigsties being in the front garden of Cochwillan.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Mid-C19 pigsties probably built simultaneously with Bwthyn Cochwillan.
Irregularly coursed rubblestone with slate slab coping to pens; gable-ended slate roof with coped verges and ridge ventilators. 3 pens on west side with doors to interior divided by stone cross walls; slate and brick feeding troughs.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a particularly well-preserved set of pigsties forming part of the unusually large and essentially unaltered later C19 farm complex at Cochwillan.
Other nearby listed buildings
Located to the north-west of Cochwillan; low rubblestone wall with decorated iron gate centred on porch defines small front garden and links left corner of house with outbuilding projecting to front o
Situated in low-lying pasture fields at end of short track off the minor road between Bethesda and Tal-y-bont; there is a walled lawned garden area immediately to the front (north) of the house.
Slate Fencing at Bwthyn Cochwillan
Defines the northern boundary of Bwthyn Cochwillan.
Outbuildings at Cochwillan
L-shaped range of outbuildings to rear (south) of Cochwillan, south range with cobbling in front of door.
Located between cowhouse/cart shelter range to north-east and pigsties/bothy to north-west; low rubblestone wall with iron gate centred on porch defines small front garden.
Cowhouses/Cart Shelter at Fferm Cochwillan
Located immediately to north-east of the farmhouse; rear wall faces small paddock divided into 2 parts, the southern boundary of which is the slate fence to the north of Bwthyn Cochwillan.
Pigsties/Pig Kitchen at Fferm Cochwillan
Located immediately to the north-west of Fferm Cochwillan, the pigsties facing the cowhouse/cart shelter range on the other side of the yard.
Halfway Bridge (partly in Llanllechid community)
Spanning the Afon Ogwen on a sharp bend of the A 5 approximately 2.5km north of Bethesda near the junction with the minor road to Tregarth.