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Arch at Maes-y-Bryner Isaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelltyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7634 / 52°45'48"N

Longitude: -3.8691 / 3°52'8"W

OS Eastings: 273977

OS Northings: 320063

OS Grid: SH739200

Mapcode National: GBR 61.YW2D

Mapcode Global: WH56H.JSSV

Entry Name: Arch at Maes-y-Bryner Isaf

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Last Amended: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16167

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 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

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)

Community: Llanelltyd

Locality: Cymmer Castle

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Early C19 decorative folly-arch built as an estate feature by Sir Robert Williames Vaughan of Nannau, Bart. in rustic style. Rubble-built arch with flanking sections of wall containing arched slits with projecting rubble cills and vernacular projecting voussoirs; plain string-course above. The arch was originally capped to give a pedimented effect; 2 large slate-stone lintel pieces formerly performing this function lienearby.

Reasons for Listing

Of special interest as one of a number of unusual and interesting estate features relating to Sir Robert Vaughan's period at Nannau.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Arch to the SW of the Howel-Sele Lodge
    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.
  • 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 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 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
  • 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.

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