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Enclosure Walls at St Tudwal's Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7987 / 52°47'55"N

Longitude: -4.4718 / 4°28'18"W

OS Eastings: 233454

OS Northings: 325211

OS Grid: SH334252

Mapcode National: GBR 58.WL6D

Mapcode Global: WH44W.8XVB

Entry Name: Enclosure Walls at St Tudwal's Lighthouse

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17930

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Adjacent to the lighthouse at the upper end of the island.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: St Tudwals West Island

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History

Contemporary with the lighthouse, which was erected in 1877.

Exterior

The walls enclose a compound surrounding the lighthouse and its associated accommodation - an area which would originally have included allotment gardens for the dwellings. Limewashed rubble wall with segmental copings, and smooth rendered piers to entrance gate on the N side.

Reasons for Listing

A significant part of the lighthouse complex, both visually and historically as it enclosed the plot of land used as part of the economy of the lighthouse.

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