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Nant y Felin

A Grade II Listed Building in Criccieth, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9203 / 52°55'12"N

Longitude: -4.2305 / 4°13'49"W

OS Eastings: 250138

OS Northings: 338201

OS Grid: SH501382

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.N4TL

Mapcode Global: WH44D.ZVNM

Plus Code: 9C4QWQC9+4R

Entry Name: Nant y Felin

Listing Date: 12 December 1994

Last Amended: 12 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15368

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the road immediately E of the Church of Saint Deiniol.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Criccieth (Cricieth)

Community: Criccieth

Built-Up Area: Criccieth

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Plans for the house were submitted for approval in 1890; the architect was John Douglas of Chester.


Free-style house employing neo-vernacular detail. Roughcast render with ashlar dressings, and slate roof with red tiled crestings. Axial and end wall stacks. 2 storeys, 3-window main range with higher rear wing. Entrance towards rear in left hand side elevation. Main front faces S and is symmetrical, with full-height canted bay windows with hipped roofs to either side. These have stone mullioned and transomed windows with leaded upper panes to ground floor, and mullioned windows to first floor. They are linked at ground floor level by a 3-bay verandah, with turned wooden braced posts supporting a slate roof. 4-light mullioned and transomed window beneath verandah, and mullioned window to first floor beneath wide dormer gable. Higher rear wing has similar fenestration, and dormer window facing E in gambrel roof.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with the Church of Saint Deiniol, and a well-massed and detailed example of neo-vernacular design.

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  • II Memorial Hall
    Set back from the main road and prominently sited on the E side of Y Maes.
  • II Penpaled
    Immediately SE of Capel Seion.
  • II Capel y Traeth
    Close to the upper end of Penpaled Road, near the level crossing.
  • II Hafod y Bryn
    Diagonally opposite the Church of Saint Catherine, where the lane turns to the E.
  • II Gates, Wall and Railings at Capel Seion
    Encloses 2 sides of a small forecourt in the front of Capel Seion.
  • II* Church of St Catherine
    On the NE side of the town, where the lane turns to the E.
  • II Rectory
    In grounds set back from the NE side of the open green of Y Maes, close to Holywell Terrace.

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