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Byre (former Dower House) at Cefndeuddwr

A Grade II Listed Building in Ganllwyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8175 / 52°49'2"N

Longitude: -3.8861 / 3°53'10"W

OS Eastings: 272986

OS Northings: 326102

OS Grid: SH729261

Mapcode National: GBR 60.VJH6

Mapcode Global: WH569.8FQX

Entry Name: Byre (former Dower House) at Cefndeuddwr

Listing Date: 13 February 1995

Last Amended: 13 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15158

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located 50m NW of Cefndeuddwr farmhouse, immediately to the N ofthe upper barn.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Ganllwyd

Community: Ganllwyd

Locality: Cefndeuddwr

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Former dower house or steward's house serving the mainhouse and contemporary with it, c.1600. Converted mid C19 (orearlier) to a byre; at this stage the W gable end was rebuilt andthe stack removed.

Exterior

Rubble construction with slate roof; rectangular plan. C19 entrance to N side with pegged doorcase and boarded door. ToR a part-glazed (6-pane) window with ventilation slats beneath. Blocked primary entrance to E gable end with 9-pane C19 sashwindow above, apparently in original opening. Small, blockedoriginal window to L of S side. Upper entrance to rebuilt W gablevia stone stepped and parapeted access.

Interior

Fine beamed ceiling with 3 deeply stopped-chamferedtransverse beams and delicately stopped-chamfered subsidiarybeams. 2-bay roof with contemporary truss, though missing itsqueen struts. Cobbled floor (C19).

Reasons for Listing

A scarce example of this building type with good beamed ceiling.

Group value with other listed items at Cefndeuddwr.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Upper Barn at Cefndeuddwr
    Immediately to the NW of Cefndeuddwr farmhouse, built into aslight rise to the W; an earlier, now ruined barn lies immediatelyto the E.
  • II Lower Barn at Cefndeuddwr
    Located immediately to the N of a farm track, 60m NW ofCefndeuddwr farmhouse; set into a rise to the E.
  • II* Cefndeuddwr Farmhouse
    Located one-and-a-half Km NE of Ganllwyd village on a hillside overlooking the valley; accessed via a long farm track running Eoff a forestry road which leads N off the A 470 over the Pont arEden. Fac
  • II Pont Dol-Gefeliau
    Situated immediately below the modern line of the A 470 and spanning the Afon Eden.
  • II Cae'n-y-Coed Farmhouse
    Located on a rise in a clearing within the Ganllwyd forestapproximately 2km W of Ganllwyd village; accessed via a shorttrack leading from an unmetalled forestry track running W from along forestry roa
  • II Attached earlier range stepped down to SW
    Located on a rise in a clearing within the Ganllwyd forestapproximately 2km W of Ganllwyd village; accessed via a shorttrack leading from an unmetalled forestry track running W from along forestry roa
  • II Friog
    Located in a hollow in a clearing within the Ganllwyd forestapproximately 2km W of Ganllwyd village; accessed via a shorttrack leading from an unmetalled forestry track running W from along forestry r
  • II Dol-Frwynog Farmhouse
    Located one-and-a-half Km W of Ganllwyd village. Set against theside of a hill to the W of a long forestry road leading NW fromthe A 470 near the Tyn-y-groes hotel.

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