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Outbuilding at Gwernsaer

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8291 / 52°49'44"N

Longitude: -4.6161 / 4°36'57"W

OS Eastings: 223847

OS Northings: 328933

OS Grid: SH238289

Mapcode National: GBR 52.TT99

Mapcode Global: WH44T.2540

Entry Name: Outbuilding at Gwernsaer

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20023

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated above and to W of Gwernsaer.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Rhiw

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Outbuilding, probably former cow-house, to Gwernsaer. Earlier C19, with large lean-to on W end, the roof hipped against W gable, a roof-type that seems characteristic of the region.


Outbuilding, rubble stone with grouted slate roof, continued as hipped roof over W end lean-to. Coped E gable. Single storey, with ledged door towards right end of S side. Addition in rubble stone with low-pitched corrugated-iron roof on S side of lean-to. N side has 2 doors with slab lintels and one door into lean-to with timber lintel.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Gwernsaer and as a good example of a small traditional outbuilding.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Gwernsaer
    Situated on edge of common land NW of Rhiw, approached by steep track from junction 300m N of Rhiw church.
  • II Tanyrardd
    Situated on common land NW of Rhiw church, on N side of track from Gwern-saer to Bryn-ffynnon.
  • II Fron Oleu
    Situated some 50m beyond Tanygarn on track to Gwern-Saer, that runs E of road from point 350m NNE of Rhiw church.
  • II Tanygarn
    Situated some 120m down track to Gwern-saer, that runs E off road some 350m NNE of Rhiw church.
  • II Tanyffordd (aka Tanybwlch)
    Situated below and to E of Rhiw to Botwnnog road some 500m N of Rhiw church.
  • II Pic-y-parc
    Situated on N edge of the uncultivated hillside with cottages NNE of Rhiw church, some 300m NNE of Fron Oleu.
  • II Pigsty at Frondeg
    Situated a few metres SE of the cottage, outside the walled enclosures of its garden plot; between Fron Deg and Bryn Ffynnon.
  • II* Frondeg
    Situated on common land NW of Rhiw church, some 300m N of Gwern-saer, above Bryn-y-ffynnon.

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