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Glan Afon

A Grade II Listed Building in Nefyn, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.928 / 52°55'40"N

Longitude: -4.5647 / 4°33'52"W

OS Eastings: 227704

OS Northings: 339817

OS Grid: SH277398

Mapcode National: GBR 54.MFMQ

Mapcode Global: WH447.VNJN

Entry Name: Glan Afon

Listing Date: 18 June 1998

Last Amended: 18 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19975

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in the centre of Edern on the N side of the B4417, some 50m S of Pont Edern.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Nefyn

Community: Nefyn

Locality: Edern

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Morfa Nefyn


C18 cottage, the 1839 Edern Tithe Map shows it as being owned by the Cefn Amwlch estate and occupied by Thomas Hughes.


One of several cottages in a row, whitewashed rubble stone with roof of small slates. Single stack to left is shared with adjoining cottage which has a higher roofline; that to right has lower roofline. Two-storey, two-window front offset to right, small square 16-pane hornless sashes, the upper windows breaking eaves under gabled half dormers. Two small single rooflights, one between dormers and one to left. Plain black painted boarded door and black painted shutters to ground floor.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved example of an C18 cottage of the region, important for its village setting.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Edern
    Carrying the B4417 over the Afon Geirch just N of the centre of Edern.
  • II Factory Cottage
    Situated in the centre of Edern on the N side of Lon Llan, some 90m S of Pont Edern.
  • II Church of St Edern
    Situated to the E of Lon Llan, some 370m SE of Pont Edern in Edern village.
  • 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 Pen-y-bryn
    Situated to the W of a drive running N off Lon Rhos some 400m S of the centre of 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 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.
  • II Pont Glan-rhyd
    Situated approximately 1.3km SE of the centre of Edern and some 300m N of the crossroads at Glanrhyd.

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