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Barn at disused cottage to south-west of Llwyndu Canol

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.0595 / 53°3'34"N

Longitude: -4.2724 / 4°16'20"W

OS Eastings: 247813

OS Northings: 353771

OS Grid: SH478537

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.C6N6

Mapcode Global: WH43T.BCSD

Entry Name: Barn at disused cottage to south-west of Llwyndu Canol

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23723

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated immediately to the north-east of the disused cottage to the south-west of Llwyndu Canol.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Penygroes

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Shown on the 1840 Tithe Map, this early C19 threshing barn forms part of the smallholding.


Roughly coursed rubblestone with large boulder quoins; corrugated iron roof. 3 bays with opposed wide central openings.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included with the disused cottage with which it forms a group as built evidence of the importance of corn growing to the maintenance of a predominantly pastoral economy, the barn is a relatively rare survival of this type on a smallholding.

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  • II Pant Du
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  • II Uwchlaw'r-rhos
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  • II Cowhouse at Uwchlaw'r-rhos
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  • II Turnpike
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  • II Cart shelter and stables at Uwchlaw'r-rhos
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