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Tyddyn Llwyn Farmhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7378 / 52°44'16"N

Longitude: -3.8216 / 3°49'17"W

OS Eastings: 277113

OS Northings: 317129

OS Grid: SH771171

Mapcode National: GBR 93.0PPZ

Mapcode Global: WH67V.8FGZ

Entry Name: Tyddyn Llwyn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16041

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located 3.5 Km S of Brithdir, to the E of a lane running S from the B4416 to the A 470; accessed via a gated farm track.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth

Locality: Gwanas

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Dolgellau

History

Sub-Medieval storeyed farmhouse; probably early C17 with late C19 alterations.

Exterior

Whitened, rendered rubble with slate roof; built into the side of a hill. Pronounced battering to W gable end and irregular boulder plinth to front (S side). Tall end chimneys with capping and weather-coursing. Central entrance with part-glazed C20 door. Flanking 2-pane casement windows. Off-set are three 4-pane casement windows. Later C19 storeyed, rendered extension to rear with rubble outshut to L. Later rubble extension to R with corrugated asbestos roof; modern part-glazed door to L.

Interior

This was not inspected during the survey (February 1995) though beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace are said to survive in the former hall.

Reasons for Listing

A C17 rendered, storeyed farmhouse retaining much of its vernacular character.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Gwanas Farmhouse including attached Byre Range
    Located off the A 470 about 4 km S of Brithdir; accessed via a farm track leading W from the Caerynwch lane.
  • II Pont Gwanas (partly in Dolgellau Community)
    Spanning the Afon Clywedog immediately N of the new road bridge on the course of the former road.
  • II Pont Gwanas
    On the loop of old road cut off by the new bridge to the North of the Cross Foxes Inn.
  • II Barn at Gwanas Fawr
    Immediately to the E of Gwanas Fawr, facing the house.
  • II Gwana Fawr
    Located on a rise some 4.2km S of Brithdir to the S of the A470; accessed via an unmetalled track.
  • II The Cross Foxes Inn
    Prominently situated in open country at the Junction of the A487 to Machynlleth with the A470.
  • II* Plas Hen
    Located some 2km SW of Brithdir immediately to the E of a narrow lane linking the B 4416 with the A 470; raised above the lane and built into the bank of a hill. Also called 'Old Caerynwch'.
  • II Caerynwch
    Located in its own park 2km SE of Brithdir in a hollow facing the Afon Clywedog; at the end of a long drive running S from the Pont ar Ddibin.

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