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A Grade II Listed Building in Nefyn, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9385 / 52°56'18"N

Longitude: -4.5373 / 4°32'14"W

OS Eastings: 229586

OS Northings: 340909

OS Grid: SH295409

Mapcode National: GBR 55.LVPG

Mapcode Global: WH448.8DMN

Entry Name: Hendafarn

Listing Date: 18 June 1998

Last Amended: 18 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19982

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated facing E to the rear of the beach at Porth Nefyn some 350m S of the point at Penrhyn Nefyn.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Nefyn

Community: Nefyn

Locality: Porth Nefyn

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Morfa Nefyn


Late C18 or early C19 small house, possibly connected with the fishing or boat building industries of Porth Nefyn in the C19. The Nefyn Tithe Map of 1838 shows Hendafarn as possibly part of Bwlch Glas, a holding of some 8 acres (3.25ha) owned by Simon Jones and occupied by William Parry.


House, whitewashed rubble stone, slate roof and stone end stacks. Stack to right is shared with adjoining cottage, massive stack to left. One and a half storeys, double-fronted, front offset to right. Windows are 4-pane casements, those on first floor smaller and set in gabled half dormers. White painted boarded door.

Reasons for Listing

A well-preserved late C18 or early C19 house in a beach setting.

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