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Cae'r-maen

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrug, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1354 / 53°8'7"N

Longitude: -4.1961 / 4°11'45"W

OS Eastings: 253185

OS Northings: 362060

OS Grid: SH531620

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.6F60

Mapcode Global: WH54L.JG35

Entry Name: Cae'r-maen

Listing Date: 14 May 1998

Last Amended: 27 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19784

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Between Llanrug and Ceunant; on north-west side of track off lane which leads to Pant Afon.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanrug

Community: Llanrug

Locality: Ceunant

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Late C18 or early C19 pair of smallholders' or quarrymens' cottages. Shown on the 1839 Tithe Map.

Exterior

Pair of single-storey smallholders' or quarrymens' cottages. Masonry walls in large blocks of local stone; roof of small slates, slurried over. 3 stone chimneys (retaining clay pots), one at each end, and one offset to right of centre- on left of right doorway. 2 doorways, that to left has boarded door; that to right has early C20 door. 3 small square windows with fixed panes, one on either side of left doorway and one to right of right doorway. To left, lean-to addition in smaller rubble; corrugated roof; doorway with boarded door. Rear has small blocked window towards north; small window to lean-to.

Interior

Said to have croglofft, and kitchen in middle room. Further croglofft in right-hand section.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an important and increasingly rare example of an unspoilt traditional pair of Welsh cottages with crogloffts, dating from the late C18 or early C19 and typical of the encroachment landscape of the area.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pant Afon
    Located off the east side of the minor road running south-westwards from Llanrug to join the A 4085 between Caeathro and Waunfawr; Llyn Pant Afon lies approximately 50m to the south-east of the house.
  • II Former Post Office & Nos 1-3 Maes Gerddi
    Located on the east side of the road between Llanrug and Ceunant immediately to the south-west of the chapel and Sunday School at Tan-y-coed; the cottages behind a low stone wall with railings, the po
  • II Sunday School/Vestry at Capel Tan-y-coed
    Located directly to the south-west of the chapel with gable end to road, in the same low rubble-walled enclosure, returning at right-angles to follow track running off road; rough square piers with de
  • II Capel Tan-y-coed
    Located on the east side of the road between Llanrug and Ceunant immediately to the north-east of the former Post Office; low rubblestone wall with stone-on-edge coping to roadside; square piers, spea
  • II Walled garden at Plas Tirion
    Situated to south-east of house on other side of track.
  • II Stables/coach house at Plas Tirion
    Situated on the south-west side of the yard on the other side of the track to the east of the house at Plas Tirion.
  • II Stables at Plas Tirion
    Situated on the north-east side of the yard on the other side of the track to the east of the house at Plas Tirion.
  • II Plas Tirion
    Located towards the end of a track running south-westwards past the Church of St Michael towards Plastirion Farm; a pool and various ruined outbuildings stand immediately north of the house.

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