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A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8536 / 52°51'12"N

Longitude: -4.7174 / 4°43'2"W

OS Eastings: 217125

OS Northings: 331911

OS Grid: SH171319

Mapcode National: GBR GPQ4.XKL

Mapcode Global: WH33F.HJTR

Entry Name: Penyborth

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20005

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated just above Porth Ferin cove approached by lane and track of about 1 km from Ty-Hen on Carreg to Llangwnadl road.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Bodferin

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Small croglofft cottage and attached outbuilding probably early C19, unusual in having only one window to front. Marked on 1840 Bodferin Tithe Map as Penrallt owned by the Carreg estate occupied by Richard Williams. Penyporth was then the name of fields nearby owned by Sir Robert W Vaughan Bt, also occupied by Richard Williams. Later owned by the Penrhyn estate.


Cottage with outbuilding in line. Cottage is whitewashed rubble stone with grouted slate roof and roughcast end stacks with driptsones. Left stack is on ridge between house and outbuilding to left. Single storey, with just one small window to right and ledged door to centre. Slab lintels. Rendered right end wall and rendered rear with 2 small windows. Rubble stone, slate-roofed outbuilding, possible byre, to left with 2 full-height doors.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a small croglofft cottage and byre range, of a type characteristic of the region.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cilyradwy
    Situated about 1 km down lane running NW from Penygroeslon-Rhydlios road from junction just E of Rhydlios.

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