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Walls to Cristin

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7599 / 52°45'35"N

Longitude: -4.788 / 4°47'16"W

OS Eastings: 211973

OS Northings: 321675

OS Grid: SH119216

Mapcode National: GBR GPKD.MKK

Mapcode Global: WH33S.FW7L

Plus Code: 9C4QQ656+XR

Entry Name: Walls to Cristin

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20064

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Garden walls to gardens in front and yards behind pair of houses at Cristin.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Yr Enlli / Bardsey Island

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Garden walls to pair of semi-detached farmhouses built c1870-5 for the 3rd Baron Newborough, enclosing long front gardens and small rear yards with earth closets.

Exterior

Garden walls, rubble stone with squared stone capping, enclosing long front gardens with terrace wall in front of houses, narrowly enclosing sides and rear courtyards, and with dividing walls separating the two halves. In rear courts are 2 flat-roofed earth-closets with raised beds adjacent for composting.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with pair of houses at Cristin, part of a series of walled enclosures which is a distinctive feature of the island landscape.

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