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Arch to the SW of the Howel-Sele Lodge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7638 / 52°45'49"N

Longitude: -3.8636 / 3°51'48"W

OS Eastings: 274351

OS Northings: 320093

OS Grid: SH743200

Mapcode National: GBR 61.YXNB

Mapcode Global: WH56H.MSDL

Entry Name: Arch to the SW of the Howel-Sele Lodge

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16052

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located 200m SW of Howel-Sele lodge at the foot of deer park hill at Nannau; immediately N of the keeper's lodge and walled kitchen garden.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth

Locality: Nannau

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Large, imposing arch in Tudor style; built by Sir Robert Williames Vaughan of Nannau, Bart., in 1828 as an estate feature at the foot of the deer park and formerly serving a subsidiary drive to the house. Of coursed rubble with slate capping and dressed voussoirs. Wide Tudor arch with gabled parapet; overlapping capping stones. Stepped flush buttressing to either side. Above the arch on both sides, an inscribed plaque bearing the date 1828 and the initials RW V AM.

Reasons for Listing

An imposing early C19 arch and landscape feature on the former Nannau estate.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Adjoining Arched Gateway to Howel-Sele Lodge
    Located about 1km SE of Nannau in the former estate deerpark; accessed via a track leading S from the Llanfachreth-Dolgellau lane.
  • II Howel-Sele Lodge
    Located about 1km SE of Nannau in the former estate deerpark; accessed via a track leading S from the Llanfachreth-Dolgellau lane.
  • II Arch at Maes-y-Bryner Isaf
    Located 1km SW of Nannau hall at the boundary of the Llanelltyd community with the Brithdir and Llanfachreth community. The archis on the Llanelltyd side of an unnamed stream and spans a metalled road
  • II Coed-y-Moch Lodge
    Located at the SW boundary of the community at a cross-roads between the Llanfachreth-Dolgellau lane and a further lane running E to join the A 494.
  • II Decorative Gate including Railings and Gatepiers opposite Coed-y-Moch Lodge
    Located opposite the Coed-y-Moch lodge on the Llanfachreth -Dolgellau lane.
  • II Curved forecourt Walls to Coed-y-Moch
    Located at the SW boundary of the community at a cross-roads between the Llanfachreth-Dolgellau lane and a further lane running E to join the A 494.
  • II* Nannau
    Situated in its own park on a striking, elevated site 3km SW of Llanfachreth village; accessed via a drive leading W from the Llanfachreth-Dolgellau road.
  • II Garth-Bleiddyn
    Situated 2.5 Km NE of Dolgellau at the eastern extremity of Llanelltyd community. Immediately to the S of a metalled lane leading from Llanelltyd bridge ultimately to Llanfachreth; accessed via a shor

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