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Latitude: 52.7463 / 52°44'46"N
Longitude: -4.0754 / 4°4'31"W
OS Eastings: 260006
OS Northings: 318535
OS Grid: SH600185
Mapcode National: GBR 8S.016V
Mapcode Global: WH56L.C7LH
Entry Name: Dower House at Llwyndu
Listing Date: 27 November 1986
Last Amended: 31 January 1995
Source ID: 5229
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Immediately to the W of the main house and at right-angles with it.
Community: Barmouth (Bermo)
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Late C16/early C17 dwelling; this may have served as a formof dower house, or alternatively as a steward's house.
2-storey rubble cottage with undulating slate roof andstone-coped, kneelered gable parapets; boulder foundations. Tall endstack to S gable with weather coursing and contemporary capping.Off-centre (L) doorway to E side to which one now steps down; smallsquare light below the eaves to the R. 2 projecting stones to the Sgable support the lintel of the fireplace internally and are thuscantelevered. Lean-to addition to N gable end, probably C19;overhanging eaves to rear (W). 2 square window openings and a lean-toprivy.
3-bay, formerly storeyed; pegged collar trusses with ridge beam and purlins. Large rubble chimneybreast and broad fireplace with C19 brick-lined bread oven.
Included at grade II* as a scarce, largely unaltered example of a small-scale sub-medieval dower/steward's house.
Group value with other listed items at Llwyndu.
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