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A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.2017 / 53°12'6"N

Longitude: -4.1174 / 4°7'2"W

OS Eastings: 258662

OS Northings: 369278

OS Grid: SH586692

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.289C

Mapcode Global: WH547.QSHB

Plus Code: 9C5Q6V2M+M2

Entry Name: Bryn-y-meddyg

Listing Date: 22 September 1997

Last Amended: 22 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18923

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located immediately E of the former Bethesda LNWR Railway, and above Coed Howel mill on the Afon Cegin.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Pentir

Community: Pentir

Locality: Glasinfryn

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built by the Penrhyn Estate in c1880.


Built of rubble stonework, and faced with slate hanging to the upper floor on front and sides. Slate roof. Two storeys, 3-bay building with a single bay rear wing on the left, and later porch in the angle. The main front, facing E across the valley, has a central door; panelled and part-glazed with an overlight, and to either side, canted bay windows with 4-pane sashes, all set back under a timber lean-to verandah which extends across the full facade. Lattice timber sides to the porch under the verandah and curved brackets rise from timber posts to support the hipped verandah roof. The upper floor has three 4-pane sashes, and similar windows in the end elevations. Framed lattice bargeboards in the distinctive Penrhyn Estate style at the N end, and gable brick stacks.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a very well preserved example of a Penrhyn Estate house of the later C19.

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