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A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8128 / 52°48'45"N

Longitude: -4.7445 / 4°44'40"W

OS Eastings: 215129

OS Northings: 327445

OS Grid: SH151274

Mapcode National: GBR GPN8.9GM

Mapcode Global: WH33M.2KZJ

Entry Name: Mount

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20000

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on N end of Mynydd Anelog approached by long grass track from Anelog farm or footpath from Ty'n Mynydd to SE.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Anelog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Croglofft cottage, earlier C19, built on encroached common land and owned by Anelog farm. Also known as Mount Pleasant and Mownt. Shown in an old photograph with a thatched roof. Not marked on 1844 Tithe Map.


Cottage, whitewashed rubble stone with grouted slate roof and whitewashed stone end stacks, larger and square to left. Small, single-storey with centre half glazed door and 4-pane sash each side, the right window spaced further from door. Slab lintel to left window, timber lintels to door and right window. Left end built into bank, right end small tilting 4-pane loft light.


Typical small croglofft interior with pine beam over left end fireplace, ladder access to loft over right end and painted board partition below to unheated lower room.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good and unaltered example of a croglofft cottage, one of a group on Mynydd Anelog that form a coherent vernacular group representing a good example of a commons-encroachment settlement.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Graig
    Situated on NE end of Mynydd Anelog, approached by footpath over field from Penllech.
  • II Ty'n-y-mynydd
    Situated on E slope of Mynydd Anelog, reached by track running SW from road, past Ty Hen and Ty Tanyfron.
  • II Tanyfron
    Situated at Anelog on E side of road some 600m N of Ty'n Anelog farm.
  • II Bwlch Uchaf
    Situated high on SE slope of Mynydd Anelog, above and to E of Tai Bwlch, approached by footpath only.
  • II Tai Bwlch
    Situated on SE slope of Mynydd Anelog, approached by footpath running S from Ty Tanyfron.
  • II Ty'n Anelog
    Situated at S end of Anelog some 2km WNW of Aberdaron, on W side of road.
  • II Outbuildings at Ty'n Anelog
    Situated on left side of yard in front of Ty'n Anelog, end-on to road.
  • II Talcen-y-foel
    Situated in isolated position approached by grass track some 450m NNW of Capel Uwchmynydd.

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