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Water Wheel at Dyffrydan

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7171 / 52°43'1"N

Longitude: -3.9339 / 3°56'2"W

OS Eastings: 269465

OS Northings: 315027

OS Grid: SH694150

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z.1S1Y

Mapcode Global: WH56N.JYXW

Entry Name: Water Wheel at Dyffrydan

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15614

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Located immediately to the E of Dyffrydan.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Pont Dyffrydan

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

A C19 water wheel with associated machinery. A dug water course (now dry) leads from the hill behind to a short rubble aquaduct; stepped-down in front of this, and held by timber joists in a rubble-walled pit, a large iron wheel with timber spokes . To this, to the L are connected 2 further, smaller wheels with cogs and teeth, again bolted onto a timber frame.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Dyffrydan.

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  • II Pont Ty-Nant
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  • II* Former Farmhouse at Cefn-yr-Own-Uchaf
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  • II* Hafod Dywyll Farmhouse
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  • II Barn at Hafod Dywyll
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