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Latitude: 52.8076 / 52°48'27"N
Longitude: -3.8738 / 3°52'25"W
OS Eastings: 273786
OS Northings: 324987
OS Grid: SH737249
Mapcode National: GBR 61.W1H8
Mapcode Global: WH569.GPJG
Entry Name: Attached earlier range stepped down to SW
Listing Date: 13 February 1995
Last Amended: 13 February 1995
Source ID: 15162
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
Traditional County: Merionethshire
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, House-and-byre: Rubble construction with corrugatediron roofs; the house is the central section and has a contemporary 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 boulder buttress to the L, in front of a former window. Off-centre entrance to house with boarded door and timber lintel; original window 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 byre section 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 the rear of the house with modern glazing, that to the R with timber lintel. 6-pane C19 window to rear of the NE byre section.
Exterior, Cottage addition: 2-storey, 2-window cottage; rubble construction with slate roof and end chimneys, with plain cornices and 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. Modern windows to L of door on both floors.
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 with run-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.
A good example of an early vernacular house-and-byre with C19 cottage addition retaining unaltered facade.
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