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Tyn Twll

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelltyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7521 / 52°45'7"N

Longitude: -3.9628 / 3°57'46"W

OS Eastings: 267623

OS Northings: 318969

OS Grid: SH676189

Mapcode National: GBR 5X.ZPVX

Mapcode Global: WH56N.3370

Entry Name: Tyn Twll

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Last Amended: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16152

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the eastern extremity of Bontddu against a slope overlooking the Mawddach estuary, immediately below the level of the road; accessed via a metalled track leading S off the mainroad.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)

Community: Llanelltyd

Locality: Bontddu

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Vernacular one-and-a-half storey cottage dated 1754. Of rich iron-stone rubble with slate roof and rubble gable parapet to the R; end chimneys with plain capping and weather-coursing. Off-centre entrance (to R) with modern part-glazed door; above this an inscribed sandstone plaque with date and initials IL P JI, recently strengthened. Flanking C20 windows, that to the L o f2-panes and that to the R a 4-pane casement. Above, 3 rubble gabled dormers with plain-glazed windows and plain bargeboards.
Adjoining to the L a C19 brick and rubble lean-to with corrugated iron roof; boarded door and 4-pane sash to the L. To the R a former dairy addition with modern openings. Rendered rear with modern window.

Interior

Beamed ceilings to hall (L) and entrance lobby, the former with a fireplace with chamfered bressummer

Reasons for Listing

Included as a dated example of a vernacular C18 cottage

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