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A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8137 / 52°48'49"N

Longitude: -4.7416 / 4°44'29"W

OS Eastings: 215330

OS Northings: 327544

OS Grid: SH153275

Mapcode National: GBR GPN8.4V7

Mapcode Global: WH33M.4JCS

Entry Name: Graig

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20001

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on NE end of Mynydd Anelog, approached by footpath over field from Penllech.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Anelog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Croglofft cottage, probably earlier C19, one of the group of cottages built as part of the encroachment onto common land typical of the region from the late C18 to the mid C19. Marked on 1844 Tithe Map, owned by the Carreg estate, occupied by William Roberts, with 3 acres (1.2ha).


Cottage, rubble stone with traces of former white and pink washes, renewed slate roof and stone end stacks, with dripstones and pyramid cappings. Larger square stack at left end. Single storey, partly lofted, double-fronted, offset to right with 4-pane sash each side of broad stone porch with slate roof and timber lintel to opening. Ledged door within. Loft light on right end wall.


Large chimney beam to left, ground floor partitions removed, two lofts, one a later insertion, said to be of 1920s.

Reasons for Listing

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

Other nearby listed buildings

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