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Pentre Gwyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Betws Garmon, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.097 / 53°5'49"N

Longitude: -4.1962 / 4°11'46"W

OS Eastings: 253048

OS Northings: 357784

OS Grid: SH530577

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.8TC3

Mapcode Global: WH54S.JF14

Entry Name: Pentre Gwyn

Listing Date: 29 January 1999

Last Amended: 29 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21284

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located about 0.5 km north-west of Betws Garmon in a lowland position in front of dense coniferous woodland on rising ground off a track running westwards from the A 4085.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Betws Garmon

Community: Betws Garmon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Original 3-bay early C19 farmhouse, extended by a wide single bay to the left c1850 at which time the present windows were installed.


Farmhouse. Limewashed uncoursed rubblestone, rendered to rear and left gable end. 2 storeys. Original 3-bay house, extended to the left by a wide single bay (see straight joint). Victorian 4-pane sashes with slate cills to left and right of originally central entrance with plain boarded door; roundel above with limewashed brick surround and traces of a painted fictive window; Victorian sashes, also with slate cills, on both floors of addition. Rendered integral end stacks, larger to right, and former end stack (now ridge stack) at junction between the 2 phases of the house. 2-storey lean-to (perhaps a stable) to right gable end has roundel above boarded door.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a substantial early C19 farmhouse, built in the regional vernacular tradition and prominently sited in the landscape.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cae-ysgubor
    Located in a lowland position at the end of a track off the east side of the A 4085 approximately 1km south of Waunfawr.
  • II Detached Kitchen/Washouse at Cae-ysgubor
    Located on the other side of the small yard immediately to the north of Cae-ysgubor.
  • II Pont y Betws
    Located on the A 4085 where it crosses the Afon Gwyrfai about 200m north-west of the Church of St Garmon, Betws Garmon.
  • II Cowhouse to South-east of Llwyn-bedw
    Located to the south-east of the farmhouse at Llwyn-bedw.
  • II Llwyn-bedw
    Located in an elevated position at the top of a short driveway off the west side of the A 4085 about 1km south of Waunfawr.
  • II Church of St Garmon
    Located on level ground in a low rubblestone-walled rectangular churchyard on the north side of the A 4085 at Betws Garmon.
  • II Betws Inn
    Set at a slight angle to the main road ( A 4085) immediately to the south of the Church of St Garmon.
  • II Ty-isaf
    Situated in pasture fields approximately 120m to the south-west of the farm at Garreg Fawr within an irregularly shaped rubble-walled enclosure, incorporating the ruins of several outbuildings.

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