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Maengwyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwnda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0965 / 53°5'47"N

Longitude: -4.2798 / 4°16'47"W

OS Eastings: 247449

OS Northings: 357903

OS Grid: SH474579

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.8YPL

Mapcode Global: WH43M.7F8J

Plus Code: 9C5Q3PWC+H3

Entry Name: Maengwyn

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21799

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the south-east side of the A 499 approximately 0.5 km south of Llanwnda; set behind a low rubblestone wall with cut slate coping and iron railings with fleur-de-lys finials and urn-capped

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanwnda

Community: Llanwnda

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Early C19 house, shown on the 1839 Tithe Map and probably built shortly after the creation of the turnpike road, on which it stands, in the 1820s.

Exterior

House. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-window front with single-storey hip-roofed flanking ranges to sides. Rendered rubblestone; hipped slate roof with red ceramic ridge tiles to the hips and hooped cresting and finials to the short ridge, overhanging eaves; substantial integral end stacks with C20 chimneypots. Similar details to flanking ranges. 16-paned sashes throughout, of slightly reduced proportions to first floor, which has centre window blind; central entrance has C20 half-glazed door and overlight. Left projection has original 12-paned sash window to front; right has C20 window in corresponding position and tall integral end stack to right.

Interior

Not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of a reasonably substantial early C19 minor gentry house of polite style retaining good contemporary detailing.

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  • II Hay Barn to east of Ty-hen
    Located on the west side of the A 499 to the west of the main farmstead group at Ty-hen.
  • II Stables, Cart Shelter and Cowhouse Range at Ty-hen
    Situated around farmyard immediately to the east of the farmhouse at Ty-hen.
  • II Bothy and Pigsties at Ty-hen
    Situated across track to north-east of farmhouse at Ty-hen.
  • II Ty-hen
    Situated on rising ground in pasture fields on the west side of the A 499 approximately 0.8km south-east of Llanwnda; the farmyard lies immediately to the east.
  • II Monument to J W Jones and family
    Situated in the south-east corner of the churhyard to the Church of St Gwyndaf.
  • II Disused Cottage at Plas Dolydd
    Situated immediately to the west of the farmhouse at Plas Dolydd, which itself is located on the west side of the A 487 in the hamlet of Dolydd.
  • II Church of St Gwyndaf
    Located immediately to the west of the line of the former Welsh Highland Railway in an originally oval-shaped churchyard now considerably extended to the north-west; high rubblestone wall on roadside
  • II Tafarn Hen (The Old Tavern)
    Located on the west side of the A 487 at the junction with the minor road running westwards to the Church of St Gwyndaf; low rubblestone wall to front.

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