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Dol-Frwynog Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ganllwyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8136 / 52°48'48"N

Longitude: -3.8625 / 3°51'44"W

OS Eastings: 274571

OS Northings: 325631

OS Grid: SH745256

Mapcode National: GBR 61.VXXJ

Mapcode Global: WH569.MJYW

Entry Name: Dol-Frwynog Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 February 1995

Last Amended: 13 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15160

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 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.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Ganllwyd

Community: Ganllwyd

Locality: Dolfrwynog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

C17/early C18 cottage with C19 alterations.

Exterior

Rubbleconstruction with old slate roof; the S gable end is set into theslope of the hill. 2-window, 2-storey front; end chimney to the Lwith weather coursing. Later central chimney with capping andweather coursing forming lobby-entry plan. Slightly off-centreentrance with boarded door; flanking 4-pane sash windows withsmall 4-pane casements above, under the eaves. Later rubblelean-to to R with old slates as before and retaining goodundulation. This is hipped to the rear where it joins with thelong rear roof pitch of the cottage. Here there is a low catslideextension with a smaller catslide section stepped-up to the R atthe chimney gable end; weather coursing at the intersection. 2modern windows and an entrance with stable door to E face of extension.

Interior

Interior: Beamed ceilings are visible to both ground-floor rooms and also a large fireplace and bressummer to the L

Reasons for Listing

A C17/C18 vernacular cottage retaining old slate roof andunaltered C19 facade.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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* 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 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 Byre (former Dower House) at Cefndeuddwr
    Located 50m NW of Cefndeuddwr farmhouse, immediately to the N ofthe upper barn.

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