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Ty Pellaf and Rhedynog Goch

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7569 / 52°45'24"N

Longitude: -4.7879 / 4°47'16"W

OS Eastings: 211962

OS Northings: 321348

OS Grid: SH119213

Mapcode National: GBR GPKD.TWC

Mapcode Global: WH33S.FY8V

Entry Name: Ty Pellaf and Rhedynog Goch

Listing Date: 20 February 1974

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4386

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The southernmost of the farms on the island, on the E side of the track some 500m NE of the slipway.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Yr Enlli / Bardsey Island

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Pair of semi-detached farmhouses, built c1870-5 as part of the general rebuilding of farms on the island by the 3rd Baron Newborough. The rear was photographed in 1886 by John Thomas and has barely altered since. Ty Pellaf or Ty Pella is to the N, Rhedynog Goch to S.

Exterior

Semi-detached pair of farmhouses, whitewashed render to SW front and side walls, rubble stone to rear. Steep slate close-eaved roofs with slate gable copings and 3 ridge stacks in red brick, the centre stack axial. One and a half storeys, H-plan with porches central on outer side of crosswings. Windows are small paned with thicker mullions and transoms, some altered, but originally with one small opening sash. Front has smaller 2-light windows to gables, larger 3-light below and two similar 2-light windows to recessed centre. Sides each have large steep-gabled porch with SW facing entry, small light in gable wall and ledged doors within. Large 3-light window towards rear from each porch. Rear is rubble stone with 2-light window in each gable at first floor, recessed centre with 2 similar windows and lean-to porch each side, in angle to crosswings. Porches have opposed entries and ledged doors within. Windows have brick sides and stone lintels.

Interior

Said to have old ranges, slate dairy slabs and iron grates (1974 list).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a distinctively designed pair, a good example of later C19 model farm housing, part of the remarkable group of such buildings on the island.

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