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Cow house and stable at Cefn Camberth

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangelynin, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.612 / 52°36'43"N

Longitude: -4.1137 / 4°6'49"W

OS Eastings: 256984

OS Northings: 303679

OS Grid: SH569036

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q.8HSX

Mapcode Global: WH574.SL9X

Entry Name: Cow house and stable at Cefn Camberth

Listing Date: 7 June 2005

Last Amended: 7 June 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84469

Location: On the SE side of the house and the E side of the farmyard.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llangelynin (Llangelynnin)

Community: Llangelynin

Locality: Tonfanau

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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An C18 or early C19 multi-purpose farm building shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey.


A lofted cow house and stable of roughly coursed rubble stone with boulder footings and bigger quoins, and a graded-slate roof behind coped gables. Openings have stone lintels. Facing the yard to the SW the cow house has 2 boarded doors, and to its L the stable has a boarded door flanked by windows replaced in earlier openings. In the R gable end the cow house has a recessed boarded door and loading doorway infilled with corrugated iron. In the L gable end the stable has a loading door glazed over, to the L of which is a lean-to projecting beyond the rear of the building, with graded-slate roof, open doorway and window.


The cow house has a 3-bay roof with tie- and collar-beam trusses. The stable has a single similar truss but the tie beam is re-used.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special architectural interest as a well-preserved vernacular cow house and stable retaining definite regional character, and forming part of a strong farm group.

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