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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8543 / 52°51'15"N

Longitude: -4.5488 / 4°32'55"W

OS Eastings: 228483

OS Northings: 331578

OS Grid: SH284315

Mapcode National: GBR 54.SCHK

Mapcode Global: WH44N.3J65

Entry Name: Rhydgaled

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19617

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on E side of B4415 just N of junction with B4413 at Nanhoron.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Nanhoron

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Early C19 Nanhoron estate house with attached forge. A stone reset on corner has 1788 or 1728 date inscribed. Marked on 1839 Tithe Map as Rhydgaled Smithy House occupied by Thomas Roberts.


House, rubble stone in long dark green rough-faced blocks with slate roof and stone end stacks, larger to left. Two-storey, double-fronted and offset to right, with 2x16-pane hornless sashes each floor and half-glazed door between. Slate sills, slab lintels. Large W side lean-to with 6-pane upper window and 16-pane lower window in S end. Broad opening on W side. Rear wing with red brick N end stack. Attached to NW corner of W lean-to is former smithy with N end stone stack, S end door with slab lintel and wall carried across with flat parapet from S gable to house NW corner. One metal window on W side.


Smithy has massive N end fireplace with curved timber bressumer and one collar-truss to roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good well-preserved example of traditional house in late Georgian style with surviving smithy.

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  • II Siop-y-Nant
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  • II Entrance Gates at Nanhoron
    Situated some 300m E of Nanhoron, set back slightly to S of B4413 road, and forming the entrance to the Nanhoron estate.
  • II The Lodge at Nanhoron
    Situated some 300m E of Nanhoron, S of the B4413 road, in a walled garden next to the entrance gates to Nanhoron estate.
  • II Capel Nant
    Situated set back in lawned garden on N side of road from Nanhoron to Rhydyclafdy, 100m NE of junction with B4413.
  • II The Coach House at Nanhoron
    In the grounds of an estate, surrounded by parkland to the S and a walled flower and vegetable garden to the N, reached along a private drive which runs some 150m SW of the B4413.
  • II Mill at Felin Newydd
    Situated E of mill-house by Afon Horon, just W of B4415, some 100m N of junction with B4413.
  • II Felin Newydd
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