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Tegfan and adjoining cottage to right

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwnda, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.089 / 53°5'20"N

Longitude: -4.2334 / 4°14'0"W

OS Eastings: 250525

OS Northings: 356979

OS Grid: SH505569

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.9J3F

Mapcode Global: WH43M.YM77

Entry Name: Tegfan and adjoining cottage to right

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21818

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on south-east side of road in Rhosgadfan; rubblestone wall in front to pavement, original stone-on-edge coping mostly replaced with concrete finials and horizontal steel railing; iron gate to

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanwnda

Community: Llanwnda

Locality: Rhosgadfan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Pair of cottages built for workers on the Newborough Estate in the 1840s, the cottages are not shown on the 1839 Tithe Map but their occupants are listed in the 1851 census. C20 flat-roofed and lean-to additions to front of both cottages.


Pair of single-storey cottages, each originally of one-room plan. Snecked rubblestone; pyramidal slate roof, left cottage (Tegfan) retaining its original large slates, with tall shared stack to centre. Entrances to left and right respectively, with single windows flanking stack, both C20 but in original openings. Entrance to Tegfan now subsumed in C20 flat-roofed addition to front, that to right cottage has C20 porch with tin roof and half-glazed door with further lean-to addition projecting to front.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included, despite extension and considerable alteration, as an example of the type of cottages provided for its workers by the Newborough Estate in the 1840s.

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