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A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8449 / 52°50'41"N

Longitude: -4.6968 / 4°41'48"W

OS Eastings: 218476

OS Northings: 330894

OS Grid: SH184308

Mapcode National: GBR GPS5.MB5

Mapcode Global: WH33F.TRLD

Entry Name: Cilyradwy

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20042

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated about 1 km down lane running NW from Penygroeslon-Rhydlios road from junction just E of Rhydlios.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Rhydlios

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Earth-walled lofted cottage, probably mid C19, rare survivor of a localized building tradition, confined mainly to the Rhoshirwaun-Rhydlios area.


Cottage, whitewashed earth walls with slate roof overhanging at gable ends and brick end stacks. Single storey, lofted internally, the facade double-fronted and offset to right with 3-pane sash each side of glazed door. C20 outbuilding on right end. Left end whitewashed stone outbuilding with lower slate roof and recessed ledged door to right.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of a very small number of surviving earth-walled cottages in the region.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn to N of Methlem
    Situated on W side of road from Carreg to Llangwnadl, about 100m N of junction with road to Rhydlios at Methlem.
  • II Penrhos
    Situated adjoining No 2 Penrhos, down track running E from lane W of Rhoshirwaun, some 500m N of school.
  • II Penrhos
    Situated attached to No 1 Penrhos down track running E from lane W of Rhoshirwaun, some 500m N of school.
  • II Penyborth
    Situated just above Porth Ferin cove approached by lane and track of about 1 km from Ty-Hen on Carreg to Llangwnadl road.
  • II Ardd Las / Efail Rhos
    Situated in Rhoshirwaun village on W side of B4413, opposite Capel Saron.
  • II Milestone
    Situated on W side of B4413 in Rhoshirwaun village, some 100 m S of Capel Saron.

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