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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8556 / 52°51'20"N

Longitude: -4.5471 / 4°32'49"W

OS Eastings: 228602

OS Northings: 331719

OS Grid: SH286317

Mapcode National: GBR 54.S5X7

Mapcode Global: WH44N.3HZ5

Entry Name: Siop-y-Nant

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19627

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in small valley reached by drive running N off road just W of Capel Nant.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Nanhoron

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Late C18 or early C19 house, possibly originally a farmhouse, then part of Nanhoron estate and latterly a shop. Large service wing seems to have had an estate function being larger than the house it serves. Marked on 1839 Tithe Map as Nant House, owned by the Nanhoron estate, occupied by Margaret Williams. There is another range marked on the map at right angles to left. In the roof an 1889 date was found under plaster. Little altered from 1910 photograph.


House and larger service range to right, whitewashed rubble stone with close-eaved roofs of graded slates. Two stone stacks, at left end of each range. Service range roof is slightly taller. One and a half storeys throughout, house is double fronted with 4-pane horned sashes, the upper two breaking eaves under stone dormer gables, the lower two larger and both set slightly to left of windows above. Centre ledged door with glass panel. Rear added outshut. Service range to right has one-window range to left of door and 2-window range to right. 3 eaves-breaking catslide dormers with sash windows. Ground floor 3 sash windows and ledged door centre left. Dormers have horned 12-pane sash left, 6-pane over 2-pane sash centre-right and smaller C20 top-hung window right. Ground floor has horned 12-pane sash left and centre right and small 6-pane casement right. E end has outside steps to former loft door now window, door to ground floor left of steps. Rear right one-window range with catslide dormer, rear left added wing with end stack.

Reasons for Listing

A late C18 or early C19 vernacular house with large service wing in keeping.

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