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Factory Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Nefyn, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9277 / 52°55'39"N

Longitude: -4.564 / 4°33'50"W

OS Eastings: 227746

OS Northings: 339777

OS Grid: SH277397

Mapcode National: GBR 54.MMS6

Mapcode Global: WH447.VNTX

Entry Name: Factory Cottage

Listing Date: 18 June 1998

Last Amended: 18 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19974

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in the centre of Edern on the N side of Lon Llan, some 90m S of Pont Edern.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Nefyn

Community: Nefyn

Locality: Edern

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Morfa Nefyn


Earlier C19 cottage possibly connected with the mill on the nearby Afon Geirch. The Edern Tithe Map of 1839 shows Factory Cottage as being owned by Lord Newborough and occupied by Catherine and Griffith Roberts.


Cottage, roughcast rubble stone with slate roof and stone end stacks. Single storey, double-fronted with central boarded door. Two 4-pane horned sashes, both offset to left. Whitewashed rear elevation has single boarded door to left.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of the single-storey vernacular cottage of the region, in a village context.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Glan Afon
    Situated in the centre of Edern on the N side of the B4417, some 50m S of Pont Edern.
  • II Pont Edern
    Carrying the B4417 over the Afon Geirch just N of the centre of Edern.
  • II Church of St Edern
    Situated to the E of Lon Llan, some 370m SE of Pont Edern in Edern village.
  • II Pen-y-bryn
    Situated to the W of a drive running N off Lon Rhos some 400m S of the centre of Edern.
  • II Edern Presbyterian Chapel
    Situated on the S side of the B4417, to the E of the crossroads some 450m SW of Pont Edern.
  • II Capel Moreia
    Situated on the N side of Lon Uchaf approximately 180m SE of the crossroads with the B4417 in the centre of Morfa Nefyn.
  • II Pont Glan-rhyd
    Situated approximately 1.3km SE of the centre of Edern and some 300m N of the crossroads at Glanrhyd.
  • II Glan-dwr
    Situated some 200m NE of the crossroads in the centre of Morfa Nefyn and reached by a track running N off the B4417.

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