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Farmbuildings at Erw

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwnda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1052 / 53°6'18"N

Longitude: -4.2318 / 4°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 250690

OS Northings: 358770

OS Grid: SH506587

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.8JHD

Mapcode Global: WH43M.Z60V

Entry Name: Farmbuildings at Erw

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21816

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located immediately to the south-west of the farmhouse at Erw.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanwnda

Community: Llanwnda

Locality: Erw

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Probably early C19 farmbuildings, shown on the 1839 Tithe Map.

Exterior

Barn and cowhousing. Roughly L-shaped plan with main range aligned roughly north-east to south-west, with another range projecting at right-angles to the south-east; main range has a short projection to the north-west and at the opposite end of this range is a small lower detached outbuilding. Uncoursed rubblestone; slate roofs. North-west elevation has gables to left and right, latter wider and projecting with infilled doorway to ground floor and stable door to left return, former with hatch to upper level. Long connecting range has doorway to left and another slightly to right of centre; narrow ventilation slits to either side of doorways.

Interior

Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved range of early C19 farmbuildings, built in the local vernacular tradition and forming a good group with the adjoining farmhouse.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Erw
    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
  • 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 Hay Barn at Bodgarad
    Situated behind the other farmbuildings to the east of the farmhouse at Bodgarad.
  • 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 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 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 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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