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Ty Newydd Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7196 / 52°43'10"N

Longitude: -3.9318 / 3°55'54"W

OS Eastings: 269617

OS Northings: 315303

OS Grid: SH696153

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z.1LLD

Mapcode Global: WH56N.KWXY

Entry Name: Ty Newydd Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15615

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located 150m NW of Pont Dyffrydan off the Fford Ddu; accessed viaa farm track leading from the car park.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Pont Dyffrydan

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Third-quarter C17 farmhouse of one-and-a-half storeys;3 window front. Rubble construction with medium-pitched slate roof, close verges and eaves. Rendered rubble stack to L. 3 gabled rubble dormers to N (front) elevation and 3 to S. Leaded modern casement windows to N elevation. Central entrance with stone lintel. Small C19 pitched rubble and slate porch with leaded windows as before to sides.

Large 1965 modern extension to W excluded.


Parlour to L with blocked fireplace; plain run-off stopped beamed ceiling and contemporary post-and-panel screen (partly plastered over). The former hall (to L) has a large inglenook fireplace with vaast wide chamfered bressummer; beamed ceiling as before wiyth large transverse beam. Small visible section of post-and-panel screen. To the L of the fireplace a niche, the panelled door to which is in the possesion of the owner. Contempoary wooden main doorcase within porch with crude rolled ends and stopped-chamfered lintel; 3 original bolt houses. 3-bay upper cruck roof with pegged collars and through purlins; mostly original rafters.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a C17 vernacular farmhouse retaining several good internal features.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Ty-Nant
    Carries the minor road running SW from Dolgellau to Cregennen over a stream. Adjacent to the track leading to Ty Nant farmhouse, and the Pony Path to Cadair Idris.
  • II Water Wheel at Dyffrydan
    Located immediately to the E of Dyffrydan.
  • II Dyffrydan
    Set back from the Ffordd Ddu 0.5Km W of the Pont Dyffrydan; reached via a short farm track and located on a rubble-walled terrace.
  • II* Hafod Dywyll Farmhouse
    Located on a hillside 0.25km from Pont Kings; accessed via a long farm track leading E off a metalled lane leading S from the A 493 at Pont Abergwynant ultimately to join the Ffordd Ddu. Standing in a
  • II Barn at Hafod Dywyll
    Located 50 m NW of Hafod Dywyll farmhouse against the slope of the hill.
  • II* Former Farmhouse at Cefn-yr-Own-Uchaf
    Located in the upland area 4km to the E of Arthog, approximately 0.2km N of the Ffordd Ddu; accessed via a steep farm track leading off the road and situated in a farmyard immediately to the S of the
  • II Hay Barn at Gellilwyd Fach Farmhouse
    Immediately behind the farmhouse to the S.
  • II Stables adjoining Gellilwyd Fach Farmhouse
    Located on rising ground overlooking the road reached by a farm track some 500m from the junction with the road to Cregennan.

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