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Pen-y-Clogwyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Caerhun, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2095 / 53°12'34"N

Longitude: -3.852 / 3°51'7"W

OS Eastings: 276414

OS Northings: 369645

OS Grid: SH764696

Mapcode National: GBR 62.1SXL

Mapcode Global: WH54C.SLXF

Entry Name: Pen-y-Clogwyn

Listing Date: 21 February 1996

Last Amended: 21 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17016

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located approximately 0.6km ENE of Llanbedr church in an isolated position adjoining a burial ground to the S; sited slightly above a lane running N from the Capel Salem at Llanbedr, on top of a low r

County: Conwy

Community: Caerhun

Community: Caerhun

Locality: Llanbedr-y-Cennin

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Exterior

Second-half C18 vernacular pair of single-storey reflected cottages, now one dwelling; part rock-built and with boulder foundations. Of whitened rubble with old slate roof and plain, squat end chimneys. Each unit has a central entrance with boarded stable doors and glazed upper panel; this is flanked by late C19 4-pane sashes contained within the original small openings. Modern extensions to both gable ends and modern windows to the rear, one to each former cottage.

Interior

Each unit was formerly of 2 bays; one crude pegged collar truss survives to that to L, otherwise the roof structure is early C20.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a former pair of reflected cottages of C18 origin

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church House
    Prominently located at the T-junction at the village centre opposite the Bull Inn; built into the slope of the hill.
  • II* Parish Church of St Peter
    Prominently located on an elevated slope in the centre of the village, approximately 1km W of the Conwy Road (B5106); set within a circular rubble-walled churchyard.
  • II Church Cottage
    Prominently located at the T-junction at the village centre opposite the Bull Inn; built into the slope of the hill.
  • II Ye Olde Bull Inn
    Prominently located at the T-junction at the village centre; built into the slope of the hill.
  • II* Farchwel
    Prominently located above a bend in the main road (B5106) and set back to the W, approximately 1km SW of Caerhun; accessed via a long metalled track running W from the road.
  • II Pont Farchwel
    Former road bridge over the Afon Roe approximately 0.5km N of Castell and immediately to the E of the present, modern road bridge over the B5106 (Llanrwst Road).
  • II Tyddyn-Isaf
    Located 100 m E of the Conwy Road (B 5106), at the eastern extremity of Castell; accessed via a narrow lane running E from the road.
  • II Tyddyn-y-Coed Farmhouse
    Located approximately 1km S of Llanbedr-y-Cennin on an elevated site set against the E slope of Pen-y-Gaer; accessed via a track leading on from a metalled lane which runs SE from Llanbedr village.

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