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Tafolgraig Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdovey (Aberdyfi), Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.5574 / 52°33'26"N

Longitude: -3.9924 / 3°59'32"W

OS Eastings: 265023

OS Northings: 297369

OS Grid: SN650973

Mapcode National: GBR 8W.CX8W

Mapcode Global: WH57D.NZ1B

Plus Code: 9C4RH245+X2

Entry Name: Tafolgraig Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 October 1994

Last Amended: 14 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14970

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Facing SE, at top of lane which leaves N side of A 493 at Abertafol.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Aberdovey

Community: Aberdovey (Aberdyfi)

Community: Aberdovey

Locality: Aber-Tafol

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Former farmhouse includes (to centre) C17 house, (to L) barn of early C18, and (to R) house of 1856, all attached. Modernised late C20, all 3 blocks interconnect, barn converted to living accommodation.


To R, two storey 3-window, end chimney house, long slabs of squared rubble, slate roof, stone chimneys; slate lintels date from late C20 (formerly brick as rear). Three first floor 16-pane sash windows; three similar windows to ground floor (but central larger window was once door). Between floors, datestone "Tafolgraig Adeiliadwyd Awst 23, 1856 David Davies". Rear of this block has 3 first floor small-pane windows with brick heads, and on ground floor, to R, small-pane sash window, to L, window with modern glazing. To centre, at right angles, two storey C17 house with gable end facing SE. Rubble, (SW wall rendered), slate roof, stone chimney to SE gable which has small-pane window to first floor R; on ground floor modern lean-to, rendered with slate roof, small-pane glazing, boarded door. Rear of this block has, to NE, on first floor, small-pane window set at eaves, on ground floor, to L, 12-pane hornless sash window, to R, window with modern glazing. Gable end facing NW has small-pane window to first floor. To SW, 2 dormers with small-pane windows set across eaves, 3 small-pane windows to ground floor.

To left, barn block. Two storey rubble and slate outbuilding with small-pane first floor window, and glazed door, beyond this is barn, front elevation obscured by concrete block extension. Rear of this block has stone stairs up to modern doorway, modern glazed door, and casement window. Modern window to gable end of barn.


Large fireplace and some exposed beams to C17 block; exposed trusses with raking struts to former barn.

Reasons for Listing

Included as characterful building spanning three centuries.

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