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Bakehouse at Uwchlawr-coed

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedr, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8107 / 52°48'38"N

Longitude: -4.0776 / 4°4'39"W

OS Eastings: 260063

OS Northings: 325707

OS Grid: SH600257

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.VZZV

Mapcode Global: WH566.BMJ3

Entry Name: Bakehouse at Uwchlawr-coed

Listing Date: 29 October 2003

Last Amended: 29 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81988

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the E side of a country road c2km SE of the village of Llanbedr. The bakehouse lies to N of the house.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanbedr

Community: Llanbedr

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

The bakehouse or outside kitchen is one of a number of such buildings related to the sub-medieval house types of its type in this region. There is documentary evidence for a building in this position by 1700, though the surviving building may be a successor.

Exterior

Single storey bakehouse of mortared rubble masonry; slate roof with stone copings and a squat stack to S. The principal elevation opens into the enclosed garden to the front of the house to W and has a doorway to L (N) and small 4-pane light to R.

Interior

The interior could not be inspected at the time of the survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved example of a small rural bakehouse that forms a group with the adjacent agricultural and domestic buildings, which together form an excellent and complete farmstead group.

Other nearby listed buildings

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    Located at the E side of a country road c2km SE of the village of Llanbedr.
  • II Pigsties at Uwchlawr-coed
    Located at the E side of a country road c2km SE of the village of Llanbedr. The pigsties lie to N of the house and bakehouse.
  • II Chaff house at Uwchlawr-coed
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  • II Agricultural range at Uwchlawr-coed
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  • II Cowhouse at Uwchlawr-coed
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  • II Field barn by Bron-y-foel-uchaf
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