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Cowhouse at Crafnant

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedr, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8426 / 52°50'33"N

Longitude: -4.0545 / 4°3'16"W

OS Eastings: 261724

OS Northings: 329213

OS Grid: SH617292

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.SZJL

Mapcode Global: WH560.PTH4

Entry Name: Cowhouse at Crafnant

Listing Date: 29 October 2003

Last Amended: 29 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81993

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The cowhouse lies directly SW of the house at Crafnant.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanbedr

Community: Llanbedr

Locality: Afon Artro Valley

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Probably C18.

Exterior

Small cowhouse or beudy built of roughly coursed rubble masonry with large stones as quoins and lintels. Roof of small old slates with stone copings. The range is built into the slope to SW of the farmhouse, entry is via a doorway in the SE gable and there is a pitching hole in the NE gable; a single small window in the SW lateral wall is now blocked.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved cowhouse which forms a group with the farmhouse and other agricultural buildings which go to form the complete farmstead at Crafnant.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lofted stable and haybarn
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The range lies to WSW of the house at Crafnant.
  • II Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley.
  • II Outbuilding at Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The outbuilding is adjacent to the cowhouse directly to SW of the house at Crafnant.
  • II Cowbarn at Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The barn lies to SW of the house at Crafnant.
  • II Lofted bakehouse at Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The stables lie directly S of the house at Crafnant.
  • II Pont Crafnant
    Spanning the Afon Artro to the S of Crafnant Farm.
  • II Pont Cwm-yr-afon
    Leading E off the country road which runs along the W side of the Afon Artro Valley, spanning the Afon Artro and carrying the farmtrack to Cwm-yr-afon farm.
  • II Cwm-yr-afon Farmhouse with attached farm-ranges to rear
    In an elevated position, in the Artro valley, SE of the road to Cwm Bychan, and approached via a track which crosses the river at Pont Cwm yr Afon, some 3 mils from Llanbedr.

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