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Hammel Range at Llwyndyrus

A Grade II Listed Building in Llannor, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9391 / 52°56'20"N

Longitude: -4.4047 / 4°24'17"W

OS Eastings: 238495

OS Northings: 340672

OS Grid: SH384406

Mapcode National: GBR 5B.LY71

Mapcode Global: WH44B.9DR5

Entry Name: Hammel Range at Llwyndyrus

Listing Date: 8 February 1999

Last Amended: 8 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21360

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The farm yard for cattle at Llwyndyrus stands apart from the farm and alongside the road running W from Y Ffor. The hammel range backs on to the road and is in line with the earlier farm building.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llannor

Community: Llannor

Locality: Llwyndyrys

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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The range was probably erected in the early-mid C19 as part of the development of a yard associated with an earlier farm building against the road.


The building is constructed with boulder stonework, with an old irregular sized slate roof. Five bays, with low stone-lintelled openings directly under the low eaves, separated by piers on the S front, opening to a walled front area.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of a hammel, and as an element of the complete and largely unaltered C19 cattle farm yard at Llwyndyrus, set away from the farmhouse.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farm Building at Llwyndyrus
    The farm yard at Llwyndyrus stands apart from the farm and alongside the road running W from Y Ffor. This building is set close to and parallel with the road, and is separated from the main N-S range
  • II Cowhouse and Barn Range at Llwyndyrus
    The farm yard at Llwyndyrus stands apart from the farm, and against the road running W from Y Ffor. The range is at right angles to the farmbuilding backing on to the road.
  • II* Llwyndyrus
    The farmhouse stands back from the road running NW from Y Ffor.
  • II Trallwyn Hall
    The building stands in its own grounds, approached by two long avenues off the main Pwllheli to Caernarfon Road, of which only the southern is now in use.
  • II Milestone
    The milestone stands in the road verge near the junction of the drive to Hendrefeinwas and the main road, E of its junction with the road from Abererch.
  • II Pont Ffynnon-gadfa
    The causeway bridge carries the road from Pencaenewydd over the Afon Erch, running to the SW of the village.
  • II Church of St Beuno
    The church is situated on top of an isolated hill, on the S side of Mynydd Garnguwch, and is reached by footpath from Llwyndyrys.
  • II Bwlch y ffordd isaf
    The farm is about 400m N of Y Ffor crossroads, at the junction of a minor road to Pencaenewydd.

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