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Efallon (also known as Lodge Fach)

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7118 / 52°42'42"N

Longitude: -4.0083 / 4°0'29"W

OS Eastings: 264427

OS Northings: 314570

OS Grid: SH644145

Mapcode National: GBR 8V.2CQ4

Mapcode Global: WH56T.D3JF

Plus Code: 9C4QPX6R+PM

Entry Name: Efallon (also known as Lodge Fach)

Listing Date: 20 November 1989

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5219

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the side of the road, just SW of the entrance to the drive to Arthog Hall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Dated 1835 and formerly known as The Old Lodge; built to serve as a lodge for Arthog Hall, built 1833.

Exterior

Single storey rubble structure with steep slate roof and high gable parapets with broad kneelers and weather coursing. Off-centre rubble chimneystack with cornice. 3-bay front (facingroad); half-glazed doorway below stack flanked by tall, narrow windows with unusual triangular heads and monolithic stone jambs reminiscent of Anglo-Saxon design. Rubble terrace to front. The tall, narrow openings are repeated at the gables on the end walls, though here they are blind. 6-pane casement window to the R gable with a curious label, inversely returned. Date plaque to L gable over a wide depressed arched opening with keystone and imposts, now infilled and with recessed Tudor arch over 12-pane sash-window; slate cill.

Modern extension to rear and to SW not included.

Interior

Open roof with tie beams and through purlins; lightly chamfered beams and low boarded doors.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an unusual primitive, rustic lodge in a prominent road-side location and with historic associations with Arthog Hall.

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