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Cae'n-y-Coed Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ganllwyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8077 / 52°48'27"N

Longitude: -3.8737 / 3°52'25"W

OS Eastings: 273796

OS Northings: 324995

OS Grid: SH737249

Mapcode National: GBR 61.W1JB

Mapcode Global: WH569.GPLD

Entry Name: Cae'n-y-Coed Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 February 1995

Last Amended: 13 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15161

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 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

County: Gwynedd

Community: Ganllwyd

Community: Ganllwyd

Locality: Friog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Single-storey sub-Medieval house-and-byre complex;perhaps late C16 and said to have had an inscribed 1590's date on its (now removed) lintel (information from the owner). Later (C17) byre section added to NE and a second quarter-mid C19 2-storey cottage added beyond.

Exterior

Exterior: House-and-byre: Rubble construction with corrugatediron roofs; the house is the central section and has acontemporary or near-contemporay byre addition to the SW, set backslightly; later C17 byre addition to NE. The primary block ispartly on boulder foundations and has a later rubble and boulderbuttress to the L, in front of a former window. Off-centreentrance to house with boarded door and timber lintel; originalwindow opening to L with modern window. The byre section has asteeply-pitched slate roof and an entrance to L with modern stabledoor. Rough stone-stepped access to upper loading bay at R gableend; original pegged oak doorcase and boarded door. The L byresection has an entrance to the L with C19 boarded door anddoorcase and a window opening to the L at the junction with theC19 cottage addition. 2 small original window openings to therear of the house with modern glazing, that to the R with timberlintel. 6-pane C19 window to rear of the NE byre section.

Exterior, Cottage addition: 2-storey, 2-window cottage; rubbleconstruction with slate roof and end chimneys, with plain cornicesand weather coursing. Central entrance with boarded door; 12-panerecessed sash windows to both floors, except that to upper R whichis modern;projecting slate cills. Contemporary 6-pane fixedstair-light diagonally above entrance to R. Central entrance to rear with part-glazed modern door; 6-pane sash window with tall lower panes to the R and a 12-pane recessed sash above. Modernwindows to L of door on both floors.

Interior

Interior, house-and-byre section: 2-bay interior to house withlarge inglenook fireplace to L with chamfered inglebeam; laterdoorway through fireplace into byre section. Beamed ceiling withrun-off stops and chamfering, probably a late C17 insertion; asection of post-and-panel partition screen survives to the L of 12 the entrance, originally defining the hall/parlour spaces. Primary(?) entrance into right-hand byre section through SW gable wall. Both byre sections of 2-bays with original tie-beam trusses.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of an early vernacular house-and-byre with C19 cottage addition retaining unaltered facade.

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