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Pigsties at Bwthyn Cochwillan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllechid, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllechid

Community: Llanllechid

Locality: Cochwillan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Mid-C19 pigsties probably built simultaneously with Bwthyn Cochwillan.

Exterior

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

  • II Bwthyn Cochwillan
    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
  • I Cochwillan
    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.
  • II Slate Fencing at Bwthyn Cochwillan
    Defines the northern boundary of Bwthyn Cochwillan.
  • II Outbuildings at Cochwillan
    L-shaped range of outbuildings to rear (south) of Cochwillan, south range with cobbling in front of door.
  • II Fferm Cochwillan
    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.
  • II 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.
  • II 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.
  • II 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.

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