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Windmill Remains near Bryn Felin

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8188 / 52°49'7"N

Longitude: -4.5281 / 4°31'41"W

OS Eastings: 229737

OS Northings: 327576

OS Grid: SH297275

Mapcode National: GBR 55.VJHV

Mapcode Global: WH44V.FD0X

Entry Name: Windmill Remains near Bryn Felin

Listing Date: 19 October 1971

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4309

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated some 700m NNE of Llanengan, some 200m up lane running W from the road to Abersoch to Craigfryn farm.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Remains of a large stone windmill tower, probably C19, not marked on Llanengan Tithe Map 1839.

Exterior

Circular windmill tower, rubble stone, walls tapering somewhat upwards. Roofless and walls partially collapsed. Tall and wide N doorway has stone lintel above, large part-blocked S window at upper level, small window with stone lintel to NE lower level. Walls rise now only up to 5m approximately with beam slot for upper floor, which remains more substantially intact to S.

Reasons for Listing

A prominent landmark, and one of the few surviving windmill towers in the region.

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