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Former Farmhouse at Felin Newydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth), Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7755 / 52°46'31"N

Longitude: -3.7847 / 3°47'4"W

OS Eastings: 279709

OS Northings: 321260

OS Grid: SH797212

Mapcode National: GBR 64.YC4G

Mapcode Global: WH67N.THZL

Plus Code: 9C4RQ6G8+54

Entry Name: Former Farmhouse at Felin Newydd

Listing Date: 26 November 1993

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5257

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located approximately 1km SW of Rhydymain at the northern-most edge of Bryn-Coed-Ifor, between the main road and the Afon Wnion; set into the slope immediately up-hill from the water mill.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth

Locality: Bryn-Coed-Ifor

Traditional County: Merionethshire

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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Dated 1796; part of a farm complex, now dissused, which includes the well-preserved water-driven corn mill.


2-storey farmhouse; built of local rubble with slate roof and square-headed openings. To R, a low chimney stack with weather coursing on the gable end over a derelict lean-to. The main front has an off-centre entrance with flanking windows and 2 further windows under the eaves; all openings are unglazed. Gabled cross-range to L, open to the rear and to the N side, forming a hay barn. External stepped access to upper entrance on main gabled front with further ground-floor entrance beyond.


Main fireplace bressummer is inscribed 'R W V 1796' (for Robert Williames Vaughan of Nannau).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a dated vernacular late C18 farmhouse and for group value with Felin Newydd mill.

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  • II Felin Newydd
    Situated approximately 1km SW of Rhydymain at the northern-most end of Bryn-Coed-Ifor, between the main road and the Afon Wnion; set into a steep slope.
  • II* Lychgate at St Paul's Chruch
    Facing the lane on the SE side of the churchyard.
  • II St Paul's Church
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  • II Former Farmhouse at Cefn-Creuan-Uchaf
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  • II Carleg
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  • II Carleg
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  • II Llwyn-y-Cynfal
    Located approximately 600m NE of Rhydymain on the slope of the hill above the Afon Wnion; accessed via a track leading from a lane running NE from the A 494 near the Pont Rhyd-ddwl.
  • II Blaenau
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