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Gilfach Goch

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedr, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N

Longitude: -4.0979 / 4°5'52"W

OS Eastings: 258700

OS Northings: 326027

OS Grid: SH587260

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.VT5F

Mapcode Global: WH566.0KW5

Entry Name: Gilfach Goch

Listing Date: 15 January 1997

Last Amended: 29 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18107

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: About 700m S of village. Above village reached via minor road and track. Built into hillside in sheltered position.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanbedr

Community: Llanbedr

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

C17 and later. Recorded in the Tithe Apportionment for the parish of Llanenddwyn, 1840, as a smallholding of over 32 acres (13 hectares) which formed part of a substantial estate in the region owned by the Honorable Edward Mostyn Lloyd Mostyn; occupied by Sarah Griffith.

Exterior

Single storey farmhouse with attic. Built of mortared grey rubble with roof of small slates, grouted, with exposed stone gable copings. The original block is aligned roughly E-W with an added single storey block with attic at right angles to the N end; stone chimney to E. Modern glazing throughout, the S elevation has a doorway offset to L with small window to L, and larger (modern) window to R. Attic window to L gable. Rear of main block has doorway (opposite front doorway). Addition at right angles has doorway and first floor window; gable end of addition (partly built into hillside) has stone stairs up to doorway of granary, and chimney.

Interior

Said to partially retain original plan with cross passage, larger room to R, and 2 smaller rooms to L. Larger room has stair to S corner, large fireplace to E. Said to retain old roof structure with pegged cruck trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as good example of smaller regional farmhouse, part of unspoilt farmstead.

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