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A Grade II Listed Building in Buan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9184 / 52°55'6"N

Longitude: -4.5166 / 4°30'59"W

OS Eastings: 230899

OS Northings: 338624

OS Grid: SH308386

Mapcode National: GBR 56.N19T

Mapcode Global: WH448.LXG3

Entry Name: Tan-y-fron

Listing Date: 15 July 1998

Last Amended: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20122

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the NE side of the A497, about 350m W of junction with B4354.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Buan

Community: Buan

Locality: Boduan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Part of row of three 2-storey, 2-window estate cottages built c1840 by the Newborough Estate at Boduan, as shown on title deeds. No 1 is the former Nos 1 and 2, now linked internally to form a single dwelling. As built Nos 2 and 3 were a mirrored pair with adjacent doors, no 1 was attached at E end.


Two cottages, now one, but part of row of three. Rubble granite walls, large stone lintels and small-slated roof. Two-storey, two-window elevations of 12-pane hornless sashes with ledged doors and overlights (6-pane overlight on right cottage). Right end pebbledashed stacks each with two yellow clay crested pots. One cottage has stone outshut to rear.


Two single unit plan cottages. Cottage No 1 - cast-iron range in rear outshut. Cottage No 2 has small boarded partition to right of entry with stick-baluster stair ahead. Open-beamed ceilings. Main room has cast-iron range on inner wall marked 'W Davies Pwllheli'. High mantel-shelf and side cupboards.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a well preserved row of late Georgian style estate cottages. Group value with No 3 adjacent and also with Croglofft Cottage, Tan-y-fron.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Tan-y-fron
    Situated on NE side of the A497, some 350m W of junction with B4354, and attached to No 1 Tan-y-fron.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the NE side of the A497, near Nos 1-3 Tan-y-fron, and 400m W of junction with B4354.
  • II The Cock-loft
    Located on the NE side of the A497, some 380m W of junction with B4354, and just W of 1-3 Tan-y-Fron.
  • II Nant Farm
    Situated just S of junction of A 497 with B4354, reached via drive off lane running S just E of junction.
  • II S Farmyard Range at Nant Farm
    The lower range of the L-plan group enclosing 2 sides of the farmyard at Nant Farm which lies just S of junction of A497 and B4354.
  • II E Farmyard Range including water-wheel at Nant Farm
    Situated immediately S of, and attached to, Nant Farmhouse, located some 160m S of the junction of the A497 and the B4354.
  • II* Penhyddgan
    Situated some 2 km E of Ceidio church and approached by drive running SW from the A497 NW of Boduan.
  • II Bryntirion
    Situated on the SW side of A497, some 500m NW of St Buan's Church, Boduan.

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