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Llwyndu Guest House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barmouth (Bermo), Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7463 / 52°44'46"N

Longitude: -4.0751 / 4°4'30"W

OS Eastings: 260023

OS Northings: 318542

OS Grid: SH600185

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.0191

Mapcode Global: WH56L.C7PF

Entry Name: Llwyndu Guest House

Listing Date: 27 November 1986

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5228

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on a hillside and accessed via a track running uphill from the main road, approximately 0.5 Km N of Llanaber.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Barmouth (Bermo)

Community: Barmouth

Locality: Llanaber

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Late C16 or early C17 house of the Edwards family; a Robert Edwards, Clerk of the Peace, Crown Exchequer and Deputy Sherrif of Meirionedd is mentioned in 1582, and it is probable that he or his son built the present house.

Exterior

2-storey, rubble construction with slate roof; Plain kneelered rubble gable parapets with tall end chimneys with weather coursing; that to the R has contemporary stone capping, that to the L has C19 upper section. Rendered, whitened facade with later irregular fenestration. 3 12-pane sash windows, recessed, to first floor; to the extreme L a narrow 2-light original window with off-set timber mullion. Modern small-paned windows to ground floor with a narrow masonry projection beside the L window. Off-centre to R is a pitched-roofed modern porch covering the original crude arched entrance; C19 boarded, arched door with arched 3-pane top light. Curved forecourt walls. Similar small original windows to gable ends; the R gable has later buttressing. Cross-range to rear, probably mid C19, the gable end rendered. This with stone stepped access to first floor. A boarded door to the L gable opens onto the remains of the originally internal stone newel stair to the hall.

Interior

Cross-passage with modern post-and-panel screen; hall to L and parlour to R, both with deep inglenook fireplaces and newel stairs (that to hall blocked) Stopped-chamfered beamed ceilings. Narrow C19 dog-leg stair, now boxed-in beside the passage. Fireplace bressummer to upper L room with adjacent garderobe within thickness of stack.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with other listed items at Llwyndu.

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