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Llwyndu Guest House

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

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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

Plus Code: 9C4QPWWF+GX

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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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.


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.


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.

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