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A Grade II Listed Building in Dolbenmaen, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9846 / 52°59'4"N

Longitude: -4.2002 / 4°12'0"W

OS Eastings: 252396

OS Northings: 345295

OS Grid: SH523452

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.J05H

Mapcode Global: WH55C.G74R

Entry Name: Bryn-wern

Listing Date: 30 March 1999

Last Amended: 30 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21561

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house stands with its back to the W side of Cwm Pennant, near Moelfre.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Dolbenmaen

Community: Dolbenmaen

Community: Dolbenmaen

Locality: Llanfihangel-y-Pennant

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built as a house probably in the early-mid C19.


Built of local slate rubble, with rendered false quoins, and a slate roof. Two storeys, 3 bays. Central through hall plan and rear wing forming a 'T'. Central 4-panelled door, the upper panels glazed and plain rectangular overlight. 12-paned sash windows to the reception rooms either side, with 9-pane sashes to the first floor, all glazing bars slender, without horns. Gable stacks. The S re-entrant angle at the rear in infilled with domestic accommodation.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of an early C19 dwelling.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Gyfyng
    The bridge is in the centre section of the Cwm Pennant, and carries a road across the Afon Dwyfor to former slate quarries and copper workings at Moelfre.
  • II Pont Llanfihangel (aka Pont Llan)
    North of the Church of St Michael, the bridge carries the valley road across the Afon Dwyfor sharply at right angles crossing to the E bank.
  • II Tan-y-graig
    The house stands on a bank beneath Graig Gyfyng, and above the flood plain of the Afon Dwyfor in the centre of Cwm Pennant.
  • II Church of St Michael
    The church lies in the central section of the valley, set within its large churchyard on the low lying valley floor. Within the churchyard there are a number of gravestones of the first half of the C
  • II Isallt-fawr
    The farm is set on sloping ground on the E side of the wider, lower section of Cwm Pennant, and is reached from a straight road leading E, N of Brynkir.
  • II Carthouse, Stable and Granary at Isallt-fawr
    Issalt-fawr lies at the wider S end of Cwm Pennant, on the lower slope of Moel Issalt. The carthouse building stands in front and at right angles to the main S front of the farmhouse.
  • II Cowhouse at Isallt-fawr
    Issalt-fawr lies at the lower S end of Cwm Pennant, at the foot of the slope of Moel Issalt. The cowhouse stands some distance away to the SE of the farmhouse
  • II Gilfach
    The house stands on the W side of the Cwm Pennant, approaching the head of the valley.

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