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Latitude: 53.1337 / 53°8'1"N
Longitude: -4.0347 / 4°2'4"W
OS Eastings: 263975
OS Northings: 361546
OS Grid: SH639615
Mapcode National: GBR 5T.6QD4
Mapcode Global: WH54P.0H0J
Entry Name: Pair of Cowhouses at Pentre Farm
Listing Date: 24 May 2000
Last Amended: 24 May 2000
Source ID: 23360
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Located directly to east of farmhouse at Pentre Farm on opposite side of road, below which they are set, the upper parts of their south-west gable ends being approximately at road level.
Community: Llandygai (Llandygái)
Locality: Nant Ffrancon
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Contemporary with the farmhouse at Pentre Farm.
Pair of cowhouses, parallel with each other, set into hillside and aligned approximately south-west to north-east with the upper parts of their south-west gable ends roughly level with the road. Roughly coursed rubblestone; slate roofs with rough stone coping to verges. South-eastern cowhouse is the longer of the 2, its north-eastern gable end projecting beyond that of the other cowhouse; hatched opening to south-west gable end with stones projecting above as drip; window to upper part of north-east gable end and 2 doorways in north-western long wall. North-western cowhouse has opening with C20 window in south-west gable end and boarded door on ground floor of north-east gable end. Boarded door (apparently modern) and small blocked window in long wall.
Interior not accessible at time of Survey.
Included as an integral part of this mid-C19 farm, illustrative of the colonisation of marginal agricultural land at this period and forming a typically distinctive component of the rugged upland landscape of the area.
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