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A Grade II Listed Building in Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth), Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7641 / 52°45'50"N

Longitude: -3.8157 / 3°48'56"W

OS Eastings: 277586

OS Northings: 320044

OS Grid: SH775200

Mapcode National: GBR 63.YX79

Mapcode Global: WH67N.CS8C

Plus Code: 9C4RQ57M+JP

Entry Name: Dol-Ganedd

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16035

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located 1km N of Brithdir village and 250m SE of the Bont Newydd. Accessed via a farm track leading E from the B 4416.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth

Locality: Bont Newydd

Traditional County: Merionethshire

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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Large c.1700 one-and-a-half storey vernacular farmhouse with later C19 alterations.


Rubble construction with old slate roof and rendered end chimneys with weather-coursing. 4-bay main (S) front with entrance to bay 2; this via 4 stone steps. Later whitened rubble porch with hipped slate roof; ribbed, boarded door. 4-pane recessed C19 sash windows to both floors, those to the firs tsmaller and contained within rubble hipped dormers. To the R a later extension with long mono-pitch roof; modern wooden garage doors to former cart entrance and deeply-recessed shuttered light above. To the rear, 3 dormers as before and 6 and 4-panee C20 windows. Modern extension to R with hipped slate roof.


6-panelled door to ground-floor L room; this with ogee stopped-chamfered main beams. Full beamed ceiling to R room with detailing as before; fireplace with plain topped-chamfered bressummer. Good, simple contemporary dog-leg stair with panelled newel posts with flat tops; turned balusters and an upper bobbin-turned landing.

Reasons for Listing

An early vernacular farmhouse with well-preserved historic character.

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  • II Barn Range to the SE of Dol-Gamedd
    Diagonally opposite Dol-Gamedd farmhouse .
  • II Bont Newydd
    Spanning the Afon Wnion; approximately 1km N of Brithdir. At the northern end is the T-junction with the A 494.
  • II Former House at Rhedyn Cochion (also known as Ffranc).
    Located approximately 0.5Km NE of the Pont Newydd, N of the Afon Wnion and the A 494 Dolgellau-Bala road; accessed via a lane running roughly W from the Llyn-Pwll-y-Gele ultimately up to Blaenau local
  • II Byre (former Primary House) at Bronwian
    Located immediately to the SE of the house at Bronwian and built into a slight rise to the S.
  • II Fronwian
    Located approximately 1km NE of St. Mark's church; at the end of a long farm track leading W off the B 4416.
  • II* Ty Cerrig
    Situated on a slight rise approximately 1km N of Pont Newydd; accessed via a farm track leading from a lane which runs indirectly from Llanfachreth to Pont Newydd.
  • II Helygog
    Located about 2Km E of Brithdir village N of the old Roman road from Dolgellau to Bala; accessed via a long farm track leading W from a lane leading N from the Roman road to the A 494.
  • II Carleg
    Located 2km E of the Bont Newydd, on the roadside.

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