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Lon Goch

A Grade II Listed Building in Botwnnog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8633 / 52°51'47"N

Longitude: -4.5947 / 4°35'41"W

OS Eastings: 225423

OS Northings: 332685

OS Grid: SH254326

Mapcode National: GBR 53.RLBB

Mapcode Global: WH44M.D989

Entry Name: Lon Goch

Listing Date: 11 February 1998

Last Amended: 11 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19337

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approximately 1.69km E of Sarn Meyllteyrn to S of minor road, in a walled garden.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Botwnnog

Community: Botwnnog

Locality: Meyllteyrn

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

A small cottage probably dating from the earlier C19. Marked on the 1839 Tithe Map as owned and occupied by Mary Thomas.

Exterior

A two-storey, double-fronted cottage. Rendered stone, with slate roof; end stacks, caps have plain oversailing course and water tabling at base. Ground floor has off-centre gabled porch with batten door, flanked on either side by 12-pane hornless sashes with two corresponding 9-pane sashes at first floor level. Windows have thin slate sills and flat heads. Rendered lean-to (former cow shed) at S gable-end. Rear gable wing has S facing C20 porch, adjoining W front has small 4-pane sash with horns on ground floor, with tiny single-pane stair light in centre of upper wall.

Interior

Passage to central stair at back, with kitchen/living room opening off to left, and parlour right.

Reasons for Listing

A well-preserved example of a traditionally constructed small vernacular house of a type once common but now rare in the region.

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