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Meillionen Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Buan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9067 / 52°54'24"N

Longitude: -4.5366 / 4°32'11"W

OS Eastings: 229510

OS Northings: 337376

OS Grid: SH295373

Mapcode National: GBR 55.NVWY

Mapcode Global: WH44G.86ZH

Entry Name: Meillionen Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 October 1971

Last Amended: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4271

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated approx 2 km SW of the A497 road and 1.1 km SE of St Ceidio's Church.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Buan

Community: Buan

Locality: Ceidio

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Madryn Estate farmhouse, earlier to mid C19 detail but origins said to be early C17. Marked on 2" OS drawings of 1816-9, and on 1846 Ceidio Tithe Map, when owned by Sir Love Parry-Jones of Madryn.


Farmhouse, granite rubble walls and stone lintels, graduated slate roof with a crow-stepped gable parapet on the left end. Diagonal chimney on right end, possibly C17, stone base and rendered shaft. Long SE front of 4 bays, with generally casement pair windows in first, second and fourth bays, half-glazed door in third with no window over. Casements are small paned, and the 2 to first floor left are iron. Ground floor openings have flat hoodmoulds, and windows have been renewed, casement pairs to left, 12-pane fixed light to right. NW rear elevation has a projecting gabled wing to right of centre, whitewashed, with outshut also whitewashed to right. Gable wall of wing has small C20 casement at first-floor with hoodmould. C20 enlarged window below. Door in left side wall, in small C20 porch, lean-to against rear of main range.


Ingle-nook with large bressumer on NE end wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a distinctively detailed vernacular farmhouse with C17 features.

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