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Tai Bwlch

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8092 / 52°48'33"N

Longitude: -4.7396 / 4°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 215446

OS Northings: 327036

OS Grid: SH154270

Mapcode National: GBR GPN8.KRY

Mapcode Global: WH33M.5NB7

Entry Name: Tai Bwlch

Listing Date: 25 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20003

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on SE slope of Mynydd Anelog, approached by footpath running S from Ty Tanyfron.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Anelog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Pair of C19 croglofft cottages, built probably as part of the encroachment onto poor common land. Probably built at about time of 1844 Tithe Map, as building shown below Bwlch fields may be these houses.


Pair of cottages, whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof and three stone stacks with dripstones and pyramid cappings, square stacks to centre and left, narrower to stack right. Single storey, part-lofted within. Both double-fronted and offset to right, with ledged doors. Left cottage has 4-pane sash each side, right cottage has 9-pane window left and C20 metal window right. Small loft sky-lights in roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included as the best local example of paired croglofft cottages, and as a part of the group of cottages that form a good example of a commons-encroachment settlement at Mynydd Anelog.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bwlch Uchaf
    Situated high on SE slope of Mynydd Anelog, above and to E of Tai Bwlch, approached by footpath only.
  • 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 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 Talcen-y-foel
    Situated in isolated position approached by grass track some 450m NNW of Capel Uwchmynydd.
  • 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 Graig
    Situated on NE end of Mynydd Anelog, approached by footpath over field from Penllech.
  • II Tanyfron
    Situated at Anelog on E side of road some 600m N of Ty'n Anelog farm.

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