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Secondary House at Garth Isaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7247 / 52°43'28"N

Longitude: -3.9951 / 3°59'42"W

OS Eastings: 265359

OS Northings: 315984

OS Grid: SH653159

Mapcode National: GBR 8W.1H04

Mapcode Global: WH56M.LSS1

Plus Code: 9C4RP2F3+VX

Entry Name: Secondary House at Garth Isaf

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15600

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located to the rear (SW) of the main house at Garth Isaf and built against the slope of the ground to the NE; facing the Mawddach estuary.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Garth Isaf

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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A late C17 2-storey house, perhaps a former dower house, altered C19. Rubble construction with old slate roof; end chimney to NW gable with weather coursing and good moulded
capping. SW (main) face behind low coped rubble wall; off-centre entrance (to L) with boarded door. To L a modern 6-pane window and to R a small 4-pane casement. Further door to far R as
before with small 2-pane window to L. Under the eaves, 4 small, equally-spaced 4-pane casement windows with projecting slate cills. Stone steps up to entrance at L to rear with boarded door; small dwarf-rubble-walled enclosure in front and to the R at ground level a boarded, shuttered window. Blocked window opening to R with projecting slate lintel.

Adjoining to the L gable end a small, single-storey addition with rubble gable parapet and old slate roof; weather coursing at junction with main block. Boarded door to rear and modern window
to NW.


Part-cobbled floor; large, blocked fireplace to L gable end; some run-off chamfered ceiling beams.

Reasons for Listing

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Garth Isaf Farmhouse
    Located 0.5km NW of the main road in a hollow near the estuary and accessed via a long wooded track; raised up behind a dwarf-walled terrace, its E gable facing the former, disused road.
  • II Cottage at Garth Isaf
    Immediately to the N of the main house at Garth Isaf and set against the former, embanked road to the rear; sharing a small dwarf-walled terrace with the main house and with stepped, parapetted access
  • II Former Barn at Garth Isaf
    Located to the N of the main house, at the far end of the group at Garth Isaf and beyond a part-demolished former barn dated 1672.
  • II Milepost
    Situated at the side of the road against a rubble wall diagonally opposite the former Ty'n-y-Coed quarry.
  • II SW Lodge to Garth Angharad
    Set back from the road behind trees and raised up behind a rubble retaining wall.
  • II Cefn-Hir-Uchaf
    Located in the up-land area approximately 1km E of Arthog; immediately to the E of an unclassified mountain road leading E from Arthog Terrace to the Cragennen lakes.
  • II Ty'n-y-Coed
    Raised up behind the main road and overlooking Arthog and the Mawddach estury in its own wooded and landscaped park; accessed via a short drive off a lane running parallel behind the main road.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.

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