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A Grade II Listed Building in Mynytho, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.848 / 52°50'52"N

Longitude: -4.5223 / 4°31'20"W

OS Eastings: 230240

OS Northings: 330815

OS Grid: SH302308

Mapcode National: GBR 55.SRXS

Mapcode Global: WH44N.HPR0

Entry Name: Bryn-yr-efail

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19634

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 400m S of Ysgol Foel Gron on W side of road running SW from B4413 towards Capel Carmel.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Mynytho

Built-Up Area: Mynytho

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Mid C19 single storey cottage, one of many built as part of the commons encroachment at Mynytho, but one of the few reasonably unaltered. Marked on 1900 O.S. as Brynefail-bach, possibly the cottage 797 marked on 1839 Tithe Map, then part of the Vaynol estate, occupied by John Richards.


Cottage, colourwashed rubble stone with close-eaved roof of large uneven slates and stone end wall stacks. One storey and loft, double-fronted S facade with two large 4-pane horned sashes and centre ledged door. Right end-wall has small sash lighting loft. Lower outbuilding on W end with one window to front.

Reasons for Listing

One of the best surviving examples of the single storey cottages of Mynytho, part of an important commons encroachment settlement.

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