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A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8007 / 52°48'2"N

Longitude: -4.7322 / 4°43'55"W

OS Eastings: 215910

OS Northings: 326074

OS Grid: SH159260

Mapcode National: GBR GPP9.94N

Mapcode Global: WH33M.8VVR

Entry Name: Cwrt

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20048

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated about 1.7 km WSW of Aberdaron, just N of car-park for Porth Meudwy.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Uwchmynydd

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Mid C19 substantial farmhouse, rebuilt on ancient site, said to be that of a medieval manorial court. Later owned by the Newborough estate, which rebuilt the farm-buildings, with details similar to those on Ynys Enlli. Now owned by the National Trust. The 1844 Tithe map shows buildings to a different layout, the farm owned by Lord Newborough, occupied by Owen Roberts, with 215 acres (87ha).


Farmhouse, roughcast with close-eaved slate roof, slate coping and stone tall end stacks, the left stack slightly thicker. Two-storey, three-window range of 16-pane hornless sashes and centre whitewashed rendered gabled porch. Ledged door with overlight within. Rubble stone N end with 16-pane first floor sash and square 12-pane sash below. Rear has windowless outshut to left and rear wing to right with stone W end stack, N side 16-pane sash to centre first floor and renewed 12-pane square sash below. S side, to farmyard, has 16-pane first floor sash to main end wall left, 6-pane window below, and wing has steep-roofed rendered porch to right with E side entry and slate coped gable, and 16-pane sash each floor to left.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a substantial late Georgian style farmhouse, a type not common in the region.

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