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A Grade II Listed Building in Abersoch, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8267 / 52°49'35"N

Longitude: -4.5062 / 4°30'22"W

OS Eastings: 231241

OS Northings: 328403

OS Grid: SH312284

Mapcode National: GBR 56.TXHB

Mapcode Global: WH44V.R6DV

Entry Name: Penygraig

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19640

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in Abersoch on left side of steep hill on road to Mynytho, about 50m from junction with A499.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllhel

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Abersoch

Built-Up Area: Abersoch

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Single-storey L-plan cottage, the cross wing an original small cottage, extended to S in sympathetic manner between 1900 and 1918 (O.S. maps). This may be the Aberuchaf Cottage designed by Clough Williams-Ellis in 1906.


Cottage, whitewashed rubble stone with slate roofs of small slates, stone gable copings, and whitewashed end stacks to crosswing and to ridge of main range. L-plan with older cottage as crosswing at N end, projecting E. Older part has boulder foundations, 9-pane window in rear N wall and a small E end loft light. S side has 4-pane sash to right and centre door now within loggia of added early C20 wing. This has 2-bay full-height opening to right with 2 x 9-pane windows on inner back wall and the doors into each range at either end. To left of loggia are 2 x 9-pane windows, and S end gable has loft light and paired 9-pane windows.

Reasons for Listing

One of the last single storey cottages in Abersoch, carefully extended in a free vernacular idiom in early C20.

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