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Bryn Caned

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7902 / 52°47'24"N

Longitude: -4.7468 / 4°44'48"W

OS Eastings: 214879

OS Northings: 324939

OS Grid: SH148249

Mapcode National: GBR GPNB.2FR

Mapcode Global: WH33T.14W9

Entry Name: Bryn Caned

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20045

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 1.4 km SSW of Capel Uwchmynydd at end of lane, continued as footpath to Cae Crin.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Uwchmynydd

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Croglofft cottage and byre, probably mid C19 with C20 W end addition. Not marked on 1844 Tithe Map.


Cottage, whitewashed rubble stone with grouted slate roof and whitewashed stone E end stack with dripstones and pyramid capping. Single-storey, lofted within, double-fronted, facade offset to right. Two 4-pane sashes, the right sash slightly larger, and ledged door between. Former byre to right with lower roof, one door and window, then, to right, slightly recessed section with one narrow window. Right end has C20 addition, broader and higher than byre, square-plan with one front window. House has one window to rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a traditional croglofft cottage in fine landscape setting overlooking Ynys Enlli. The cottage retains vernacular detail in materials, size of detail, and overall layout, including former byre.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cae-crin
    Situated some 1.7 km SSW of Capel Uwchmynydd, at end of lane and then down grassed track S of Bryn Caned.
  • II Milestone
    Situated on S side of road, in bank opposite and slightly E of drive to Safn Pant.
  • II Cwrt
    Situated about 1.7 km WSW of Aberdaron, just N of car-park for Porth Meudwy.

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