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Erw

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwnda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1053 / 53°6'19"N

Longitude: -4.2316 / 4°13'53"W

OS Eastings: 250705

OS Northings: 358782

OS Grid: SH507587

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.8BKJ

Mapcode Global: WH43M.Z64R

Entry Name: Erw

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21815

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in a remote, isolated location among pasture fields on the north side of the no-through road/bridleway running south-eastwards from Bontnewydd towards Betws Garmon; drystone rubble-walled enc

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanwnda

Community: Llanwnda

Locality: Erw

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Probably late C18 farmhouse, very possibly of earlier origins. Shown on 1839 Tithe Map. Empty at the time of Survey.

Exterior

Farmhouse. 2-storey, 3-bay main range with single-storey range attached to right. Limewashed rubblestone; slate roofs. Main range has 3-window front, all cross-casements, those on the first floor of reduced proportions and set directly below the eaves, the lower lights with additional glazing bars. Central entrance and integral end stacks with slate drips. Lower range has integral end stack to right and cross-window directly below eaves to centre.

Interior

Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved late C18 farmhouse, built in the local vernacular tradition, which with its adjoining, probably slightly later farmbuildings forms an intact upland farmstead group.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farmbuildings at Erw
    Located immediately to the south-west of the farmhouse at Erw.
  • II Pigsties at Bodgarad
    Located slightly away from the other farmbuildings at Bodgarad, close to the farmhouse and on the other side of the track which runs through the farm.
  • II Calf-rearing House/Cowhouse at Bodgarad
    Located behind the farmhouse at Bodgarad, forming an L-shaped range of buildings with the cowhouse to the south-west.
  • II Tyddyn y Gwydd
    Set in a remote rural location close to the route of the former Welsh Highland Railway, reached by a track to the north of the no-through road running south-eastwards from Bontnewydd.
  • II Hay Barn at Bodgarad
    Situated behind the other farmbuildings to the east of the farmhouse at Bodgarad.
  • II Cowhouse at Bodgarad
    Situated behind the farmhouse at Bodgarad, forming an L-shaped range of buildings with the adjoining calf-rearing house to the north-east.
  • II Bodgarad
    Situated in a remote, isolated location among pasture fields at the end of a long farm track running north-eastwards from Rhostryfan; narrow rubble-walled path leads from track to front of farmhouse.
  • II Cae Hen
    Remote rural location close to the route of the former Welsh Highland Railway, reached by a track off the no-through road running south-eastwards from Bontnewydd; the farmhouse sits in a garden with l

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