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Pigsties/Pig Kitchen at Fferm Cochwillan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllechid, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.2042 / 53°12'15"N

Longitude: -4.088 / 4°5'16"W

OS Eastings: 260638

OS Northings: 369490

OS Grid: SH606694

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.23FZ

Mapcode Global: WH548.5QLH

Entry Name: Pigsties/Pig Kitchen at Fferm Cochwillan

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Last Amended: 9 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22964

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located immediately to the north-west of Fferm Cochwillan, the pigsties facing the cowhouse/cart shelter range on the other side of the yard.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllechid

Community: Llanllechid

Locality: Cochwillan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Later C19 pigsties/kitchen for feed preparation probably built simultaneously with Fferm Cochwillan.


Pigsties and pig kitchen forming L-plan, the kitchen the taller of the 2 buildings. Irregularly coursed rubblestone (with slate slab coping to pens); gable-ended slate roofs with coped verges and ridge ventilators. 3 pens on main yard side with doors to interior divided by stone cross walls; slate and brick feeding troughs with iron gates to pens. Kitchen has doorway to left (now with sliding metal door), roughly central brick stack and 8-pane/boarded ventilator window on right; stable door with slate lintel to right gable end.


Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included, notwithstanding the large metal door to the kitchen, as an integral part of the unusually large and essentially unaltered later C19 farm complex at Cochwillan.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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 Slate Fencing at Bwthyn Cochwillan
    Defines the northern boundary of Bwthyn Cochwillan.
  • 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
  • II Pigsties at Bwthyn Cochwillan
    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.
  • 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 Outbuildings at Cochwillan
    L-shaped range of outbuildings to rear (south) of Cochwillan, south range with cobbling in front of door.
  • II Weigh House at Lon-Isaf Gate
    Situated on the eastern side of the former London to Holyhead Road directly opposite the associated toll keeper's cottage (Lon-Isaf Gate).

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