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Nant Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Buan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.917 / 52°55'1"N

Longitude: -4.5134 / 4°30'48"W

OS Eastings: 231105

OS Northings: 338463

OS Grid: SH311384

Mapcode National: GBR 56.N82N

Mapcode Global: WH448.MYY5

Entry Name: Nant Farm

Listing Date: 1 March 1989

Last Amended: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4615

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated just S of junction of A 497 with B4354, reached via drive off lane running S just E of junction.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Buan

Community: Buan

Locality: Boduan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Early C19 Newborough Estate farmhouse, marked on OS Drawings for 1816-19, and also on 1840 Tithe Map for Boduan parish. The attached L-plan ranges of farmbuildings are separately listed.


Farmhouse and service wing. Pebbledash and rubble stone with slate shallow-eaved roofs and rendered end-wall chimneys. Two-storey, three-window pebbledashed farmhouse with hornless sashes, 9-pane above, 16-pane below and battened door in centre with overlight. Rubble left gable end, outshut with loop-holes. Rear wall has 4 small-pane sash windows with stair-light in centre. Pebbledashed right end wall with one first floor window and service range attached. This has lower roof, a single small casement pair under eaves and a large square window below divided into 6 x 4-pane lights, 3 over 3. Boarded door on right. Boarded door on rear wall. Rubble stone walls to forecourt.


All main rooms have good C19 cast-iron fire-grates. One very large timber over-mantel. At the rear, the dairy and larder have wooden partitions with barred ventilators, and slate cooling slabs. Kitchen has quarry-tiled floors and timber fireplace bressummer with range by Davies & Jones of Pwllheli.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an early C19 farmhouse which forms part of a group with its two ranges of traditional farmbuildings.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II E Farmyard Range including water-wheel at Nant Farm
    Situated immediately S of, and attached to, Nant Farmhouse, located some 160m S of the junction of the A497 and the B4354.
  • II S Farmyard Range at Nant Farm
    The lower range of the L-plan group enclosing 2 sides of the farmyard at Nant Farm which lies just S of junction of A497 and B4354.
  • II Tan-y-fron
    Situated on the NE side of the A497, about 350m W of junction with B4354.
  • II Tan-y-fron
    Situated on NE side of the A497, some 350m W of junction with B4354, and attached to No 1 Tan-y-fron.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the NE side of the A497, near Nos 1-3 Tan-y-fron, and 400m W of junction with B4354.
  • II The Cock-loft
    Located on the NE side of the A497, some 380m W of junction with B4354, and just W of 1-3 Tan-y-Fron.
  • II* Penhyddgan
    Situated some 2 km E of Ceidio church and approached by drive running SW from the A497 NW of Boduan.
  • II Bryntirion
    Situated on the SW side of A497, some 500m NW of St Buan's Church, Boduan.

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