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Bodwyddog Bach

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8243 / 52°49'27"N

Longitude: -4.6557 / 4°39'20"W

OS Eastings: 221162

OS Northings: 328496

OS Grid: SH211284

Mapcode National: GBR 50.V3J2

Mapcode Global: WH33N.G87P

Entry Name: Bodwyddog Bach

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20016

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated down track NW of road to Penycaerau from Meillionydd Mawr, some 400m SW of crossroads with road to Rhiw.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Penycaerau

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Earlier to mid C19 farmhouse with outbuildings in line, marked on 1844 Llanfaelrhys Tithe Map as owned by the Penrhyn estate, occupied by William Parry, with 11 acres (4.5ha).


Farmhouse, rubble stone with slate roof and two stone stacks with dripstones, one stack on left end, one on ridge between house and outbuilding, possibly former small barn. Coped end gables. Two-storey, double-fronted house with 2 x 4-pane windows each floor, the upper ones under eaves, the lower ones each side of door. Slab lintels to ground floor openings. Facade is offset to right. Outbuilding to right is added, with straight joint, and is of equal height, with one door under slab lintel. Further right is long single storey range with asbestos sheet roof and 3 doors, probably former cow-house. To left of house is lower 2-storey range, set back with door in angle to house end wall and one window range to left, C20 square window below, small 6-pane window under eaves. Roof of small graded slates and stone S end stack.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a little altered traditional small farmstead with house and outbuildings forming a single range.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Plas Iol
    Situated on W side of road from Blawdty towards Meilionydd Mawr, some 800m NNE of junction at Blawdty.
  • II Milestone
    Set into corner of driveway at Rhiwlas, some 350m W of Rhiw on S side of road to Aberdaron
  • II Pigsties at Blawdty
    Situated on E side of farm courtyard at Blawdty.
  • II Blawdty
    Situated on S side of Aberdaron to Rhiw road some 2.3 km W of Rhiw.
  • II Bwlch-y-garreg
    Situated on N side of road to Aberdaron some 60m W of Rhiw crossroads.
  • II Barn and Stable Range at Blawdty
    Situated on S side of farmyard at Blawdty, opposite farmhouse.
  • II Pigsty at Bwlch-y-garreg
    Situated by entry to front yard of Bwlch-y-garreg, just W of Rhiw crossroads.
  • II Goose-shelter at Bwlch-y-garreg
    Set into earth bank to E of outbuildings at Bwlch-y-garreg.

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