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Former Farmhouse at Cae Mawr including attached Byre

A Grade II Listed Building in Ganllwyd, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7855 / 52°47'7"N

Longitude: -3.8898 / 3°53'23"W

OS Eastings: 272649

OS Northings: 322553

OS Grid: SH726225

Mapcode National: GBR 60.XHMQ

Mapcode Global: WH56H.67ZX

Plus Code: 9C4RQ4P6+53

Entry Name: Former Farmhouse at Cae Mawr including attached Byre

Listing Date: 13 February 1995

Last Amended: 13 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15164

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on high ground approximately two-and-a-half Km S ofGanllwyd village; accessed via a long metalled track leading W offthe A 470 1km N of Gelli-gemlyn.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Ganllwyd

Community: Ganllwyd

Locality: Gelli-Gemlyn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Late C17 single-storey cottage with later (C19)adjoining byre; rubble construction with old slate roof. Squatend chimneys with weather coursing and slate capping to that at L;2 small C20 roof-lights. Off-centre entrance (to R) with stonelintel and C19 boarded door; chamfered wooden doorcase. Square flanking window, that to R with iron sheeting, that to L with simple 4-pane glazing. To far R a small rectangular unglazed light.

Stepped-down slightly to L the byre; rubble construction with corrugated iron roof. Off-centre entrance (to R) with modern stable door. Upper loading bay to L gable with modern externalwooden stepped access.


Interior: A large chamfered transverse beam is visible with a contemporary post-and-panel partition screen to the L of the entrance; fireplace with stone lintel to R gable.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a small C17 vernacular domestic building.

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