A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 53.2043 / 53°12'15"N
Longitude: -4.1916 / 4°11'29"W
OS Eastings: 253718
OS Northings: 369717
OS Grid: SH537697
Mapcode National: GBR 5M.228F
Mapcode Global: WH546.LQ6B
Entry Name: Kennels
Listing Date: 22 September 1997
Last Amended: 22 September 1997
Source ID: 18912
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: The kennels lie at the far N end of the group of buildings at the heart of Vaynol Park, and alongside the trackway to the National Trust reserve.
Locality: Vaynol Park
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The kennels are of the early C20, probably relating to the expenditure incurred by the estate in 1913.
Pebbledashed brickwork, with a slate roof. The building has separate pens, with a an enclosed feeding walkway on the N side, and a door in a re-entrant angle. On the S, three railed exercise enclosures with tall round-topped iron railings on a orthostatic slate wall approximately 1m high. On the W, 2 larger dog runs, perhaps added later, railed with standard railings set on a low brick wall with a slate coping.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a good example of the genre, and to complete the fine group of listed service buildings for Vaynol Hall.
Other nearby listed buildings
The cottage lies immediately NW of Vaynol Farm, facing towards the chapel. It was formerly known as Church Cottage.
Cart shed to NW farmyard, including hammel to rear.
Set at right angles to the Long Barn on the N side, and closing the E side of this farmyard, facing the hammel and haystore in the NE farmyard. Vaynol Farm lies N of Vaynol Old Hall.
Hammel and haystore to NE farmyard
Set at right angles to the NE end of the Long Barn, and on the opposite side of the narrower NE farmyard from the hammel at the rear of the cartshed range. Vaynol Farm lies to the N of Vaynol Old Hal
Stable range to NW farmyard
Adjoining the Long Barn on the N and at right angles, and closing the W side of this farmyard.
Range attached to W end of Long Barn
Vaynol Farm lies to the N of Vaynol Old Hall. This range is attached to the Long Barn in line, and stepped down, with twin yards at the W end.
Long Barn at Vaynol Farm
The long barn stands at the centre of the Vaynol Farm buildings, the gable end facing the E approach drive. The farm lies to the N of Vaynol Old Hall.
Detached small range to SW of Long Barn
Vaynol Farm lies to the N of Vaynol Old Hall. This range is detached following the demolition of adjoining structures at right angles to the W end of the Long Barn. It faces E across the N gable end
Farmyard range to SE of Long Barn
The range of farm buildings is at right angles to the SE of the Long Barn, and forms the easternmost of 3 parallel ranges which make 2 narrow gated farmyards aligned N-S.