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Ty-newydd, with attached walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Dolbenmaen, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9609 / 52°57'39"N

Longitude: -4.1486 / 4°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 255778

OS Northings: 342556

OS Grid: SH557425

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.KDQK

Mapcode Global: WH55D.7TQY

Entry Name: Ty-newydd, with attached walls

Listing Date: 30 March 1999

Last Amended: 30 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21537

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house stands alone on the verge of a minor road from Prenteg to Cwm Pennant, in a re-entrant angle of the field wall.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Dolbenmaen

Community: Dolbenmaen

Community: Dolbenmaen

Locality: Cwmystradllyn

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Tremadoc

History

Probably built in the late C18 or early C19, and typical of the encroachment in upland waste areas which was taking place at that time, associated with the growth of a dual economy in the quarrying regions of upland Snowdonia.

Exterior

Built of large greenstone rubble, with a slate roof. Single storey building comprising 2 rooms with gable stacks and lean-to on the N end. Central door within a slate orthostatic porch, the door boarded. Small deeply recessed windows either side with slate windows, probably 4-pane casements, and a small light to the loft in the S gable end. The substantial stacks have weather drips. The wide lean-to has a boarded door and two windows on the N end.

The attached walls enclosing the field to the N are built of boulders.

Interior

Not accessible at the time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of a very small vernacular dwelling type, characteristic of this former quarrying area.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farm Building at Ereiniog
    The farm building is on sloping ground SW of the farm house and with its gable against the road leading from Ystradllyn to Cwm Pennant.
  • II Ereiniog
    The farmhouse stands on a hilltop, E of Ynyspandy mill and is reached by a farm road from Cwmystradllyn.
  • II Outbuilding in line with the house at Erwsuran
    The former farm lies in a hollow off the road from Prenteg to Cwmystradllyn. The building stands to the NW in line with the farmhouse at Erwsuran.
  • II Outbuildings at Erwsuran
    The outbuildings lie opposite the former farmhouse across a small yard.
  • II Erwsuran
    The house lies in a hollow some 1km off the minor road from Prenteg to Cwmystradllyn, on the W facing slope overlooking Tremadoc.
  • II* Ynys Pandy felin lechi
    The mill stands on a bluff overlooking the S bank of the Afon Henwy, in the Cwmystradllyn.
  • II Pont y pandy
    Located below Ynys Pandy mill, carrying the road to Cwmystradllyn over the Afon Henwy.

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