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Awelon

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelltyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.758 / 52°45'28"N

Longitude: -3.9042 / 3°54'15"W

OS Eastings: 271595

OS Northings: 319523

OS Grid: SH715195

Mapcode National: GBR 60.Z62V

Mapcode Global: WH56H.0Y40

Entry Name: Awelon

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Last Amended: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16149

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back slightly at the junction of the A 496 and the A 470 onthe N side of the old Barmouth road; raised up on a rubble-walled terrace reached by slate steps.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)

Community: Llanelltyd

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

L-shaped vernacular storied house probably of the second quarter C18 with early C19 alterations and additions forming a T-plan. Of rubble with a modern tiled roof and tall chimneys, the primary ones, 2 end-chimneys and a lateral chimney to the S arm, with moulded capping and weather coursing. The S range has a hipped roof and early C19 12-pane sash windows to ground and first floors; similar windows to the recessed C19 E wing. The entrance is to the W wing, via a modern conservatory; 12-pane glazed door with modern window above. To the W wall ofthe S wing, and occupying the position of a primary window, a 9-pane glazed door; small recessed 12-pane sash above. To the L of the lateral chimney, a small boarded cellar door with horizontal ventilation slits. Catslide extension to the rear witha modern upper dormer entrance to L; 4-pane leaded door and slatebridge access to banked garden. Lower basement court to L with modern tool-shed lean-to and stepped access from garden; modern door and leaded window.

Interior

Slate floor to entrance hall; plain early C19 straight-flight stair with stick balusters. Two C18 2-panel painted doors (raised and fielded panels). Wide, original oak floorboards to main rooms.

Reasons for Listing

An C18 vernacular house with elegant late Georgian fenestration in a prominent road-side position.

Group value with the Toll House and the Old Post Office.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Toll House
    Situated prominently at the junction between the A 470 and the old road to Dolgellau via Llanelltyd bridge.
  • II The Old Post Office
    Located on the main Llanelltyd village lane (the former Barmouth road) immediately to the N of the new A496 replacement road.
  • II Tynllan
    Located immediately to the S of St. Illtyd's parish church andabutting its churchyard revetment wall; accessed via tracks to therear of the church, leading from the A 470.
  • II Bryn
    Located immediately to the S of St. Illtyd's parish church andabutting its churchyard revetment wall; accessed via tracks to therear of the church, leading from the A 470.
  • II* Parish Church of St Illtyd including churchyard walls and gatepiers
    Set back slightly from the main road on a slight rise; set within its own circular, walled churchyard.
  • II Pont Wnin
    Spanning the Afon Wnin on a bend in the centre of Llanelltyd village and formerly the main road bridge; immediately N of the present, modern road bridge.
  • II Tan Llan
    Situated at the eastern extremity of Llanelltyd village some 50mSE of the main road; sited against the gentle slope of the hill and accessed via a metalled drive leading E from the church lane.
  • II* Pont Llanelltyd
    Spanning the Afon Mawddach 1km SE of Llanelltyd; originally serving the old Dolgellau-Barmouth road and now a foot bridge.

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