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Compound Walls at Bardsey Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7501 / 52°45'0"N

Longitude: -4.7997 / 4°47'58"W

OS Eastings: 211141

OS Northings: 320617

OS Grid: SH111206

Mapcode National: GBR GPJF.87N

Mapcode Global: WH33Z.74PK

Plus Code: 9C4QQ622+24

Entry Name: Compound Walls at Bardsey Lighthouse

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17927

Building Class: Maritime

Location: The walls define a large enclosure which contains the lighthouse and its associated buildings.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Yr Enlli / Bardsey Island

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Enclosing walls to lighthouse complex, originally containing also the allotment gardens of the keepers' dwellings to the E. C19, visible in 1886 John Thomas photographs.


Rough rubble walls, rendered, originally whitewashed, with raking copings.

Reasons for Listing

An important part of the original layout of the lighthouse compound, and part of a coherent group of structures associated with it.

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