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Latitude: 52.7468 / 52°44'48"N
Longitude: -4.0279 / 4°1'40"W
OS Eastings: 263214
OS Northings: 318504
OS Grid: SH632185
Mapcode National: GBR 8V.00WH
Mapcode Global: WH56M.3772
Entry Name: Former Farmhouse at Sylfaen
Listing Date: 31 January 1995
Last Amended: 31 January 1995
Source ID: 15508
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated on a hillside sloping down towards the mouth of the Afon Dwynant. Approximately 4km NE of Barmouth, approached from a mountain road which continues from Panorama road and terminates at Sylfae
Community: Barmouth (Bermo)
Locality: Llwyn Onn
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Late C17 or early C18 rubble farmhouse of one-and-a-half storeys;rubble kneelered gable parapets and end chimneys with plain cappingand weather coursing; renewed slate roof. Symmetrical front withcentral recessed entrance; boarded door. Small flanking 2-light windows, 4-pane to L, unglazed to the R; wooden mullions. 3 gabled dormers above, coped and kneelered, and breaking eaves. Unglazed window openings. Single-storey early C19 gabled wing to rear forming an L with the main range; end chimney as before. Deeply-recessed boarded door to NE side with early C19 sash to the R; 8 panes above 2 (later) panes to lower section. Projecting stone lintel. Similar window to NW gable.
A modern timber and corrugated iron lean-to abuts the rear of the main block.
Stopped-chamfered beams to ground floor ceilings; enclosed C19 stair. Large inglenook to L room (former parlour) with stopped- chamfered inglebeam and later bread oven reducing its width. Lath and plaster timber-framed partition walls to upper floor; contemporary pegged collar truss roof. The rear of the hall (ground floor R) has 2 large openings knocked through (early C19), leading to a beamed service bay/storage area.
A good vernacular farmhouse retaining much of its character and detail.
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