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Cowbarn at Crafnant

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedr, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8424 / 52°50'32"N

Longitude: -4.0546 / 4°3'16"W

OS Eastings: 261713

OS Northings: 329183

OS Grid: SH617291

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.SZHD

Mapcode Global: WH560.PTFC

Entry Name: Cowbarn at Crafnant

Listing Date: 29 October 2003

Last Amended: 29 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81994

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 barn lies to 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 cowbarnre-roofed in C20.

Exterior

A cowbarn, of roughly coursed drystone construction incorporating larger boulders at the base of the walls and large stones as quoins and lintels. Now with a roof of profiled material but retaining stone copings. There is a doorway in the NE lateral wall and the opposing doorway has been enlarged under a raking half dormer roofline which breaks the eaves; pitching hole in NW gable.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a little altered cowbarn 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 Cowhouse at Crafnant
    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.
  • 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 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 Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley.
  • 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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