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Cowhouse at Cynlas Fawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandderfel, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9323 / 52°55'56"N

Longitude: -3.5466 / 3°32'47"W

OS Eastings: 296141

OS Northings: 338332

OS Grid: SH961383

Mapcode National: GBR 6G.M8Z7

Mapcode Global: WH670.HKCC

Entry Name: Cowhouse at Cynlas Fawr

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24649

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located to the NE of the farmhouse, behind the agricultural range.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandderfel

Community: Llandderfel

Locality: Cefn-ddwysarn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Mid C19 cowhouse range, built as part of a general rebuilding programme at Cynlas Fawr at that time.


Single-storey rectangular cowhouse range. Of roughly-squared and roughly-coursed slatestone blocks with corrugated asbestos roof and boulder corner stones. The main NW side has six entrances with large slate lintels, of which only the second and fifth from the L remain open; these with boarded stable-type doors. Of the remainder the first and third are walled-up, whilst the others have 6-pane windows with top tilting sections.


Five bay open interior with thin C19 bolted collar trusses, formerly also with tie bams (now cut).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a mid C19 cowhouse retaining good original character as part of a well-preserved and well-presented farm group.

Group value with other listed items at Cynlas Fawr.

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