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Former Game Larder to the rear of Llanfair Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Y Felinheli, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1728 / 53°10'22"N

Longitude: -4.2313 / 4°13'52"W

OS Eastings: 250961

OS Northings: 366289

OS Grid: SH509662

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.44NF

Mapcode Global: WH437.ZJ80

Entry Name: Former Game Larder to the rear of Llanfair Hall

Listing Date: 12 July 1994

Last Amended: 18 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14551

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Set back on embankment to left of and above the coach-house, on south-east side of service courtyard; reached by stone steps at right end of coach-house.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarvon

Community: Y Felinheli

Community: Y Felinheli

Locality: Llanfair-is-gaer

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Earlier C19 game-larder in Gothic style, possibly related to the alterations to the house in the 1830s. Llanfair Hall was owned by the Griffiths family from the C16 and was one of the four main estates in the area.

Exterior

Red-brick, formerly roughcast, to three walls, rubble stone to rear. Slate roof, hipped to front. 2 Gothic pointed windows to each side, except left which has square headed door and one window. Segmental-pointed brick heads and timber Y-tracery; some gauze (typical of game-larders) survives. Square-headed doorway to left-hand side.

Interior

Ceiling hooks for hanging game remain.

Reasons for Listing

A rare surviving example of the estate game-larder, picturesque Gothic style. Group value with Llanfair Hall and former coach-house.

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