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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanberis, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.104 / 53°6'14"N

Longitude: -4.0784 / 4°4'42"W

OS Eastings: 260954

OS Northings: 358328

OS Grid: SH609583

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.8KRH

Mapcode Global: WH54V.B74R

Entry Name: Cwm-yr-Wrach

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21837

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in an isolated position within rubble-walled enclosure without vehicular access on hillside above the A 4086 at Nant Peris.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanberis

Community: Llanberis

Locality: Nant Peris

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Small early C19 farmhouse; shown on 1838 Tithe Map when it belonged to Robert Rowland with just over 92 acres (37.26ha).


Farmhouse. 2-storey, 2-room plan with central staircase and integral end stacks, the left very deep and forming what amounts to an additional bay. Limewashed rubblestone, rendered to chimney bay; slate roof. 3-window front; 4-paned sashes to first floor, 2-light multi-paned casement and C20 casement to right of central entrance, all with slate cills. C20 extension to rear on right continues as a lean-to along part of back wall.


Interior not accessible at time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a substantially unaltered early C19 farmhouse, built within the local vernacular tradition, and forming a significant element in the dispersed settlement pattern of Nant Peris.

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  • II Pen-y-bryn
    Located within its own small field system in a prominent position on rising ground above the A 4086 at Nant Peris.
  • II Ffynnon Beris
    Located in the garden of Tyn-y-Ffynnon on the east side of a farm track running northwards from the A 4086 at Nant Peris.
  • II Bryn Glas
    Situated in an isolated position without vehicular access on a rock outcrop on hillside in small rubblestone-walled enclosure above the A 4086 at Nant Peris.
  • II Talgae
    Located behind a low rubblestone wall on the A 4086 at the south-eastern edge of Nant Peris.
  • II* Church of St Peris
    Located in the centre of Nant Peris at the western end of the Pass of Llanberis in a roughly rectangular-shaped churchyard with a stone lychgate dated 1929 on the northern side.
  • II Capel Rehoboth
    Located in the centre of Nant Peris on the north side of the A 4086 with the former school immediately to the west and a row of C19 terraced houses directly opposite; small forecourt in front with low
  • II Milestone
    Located at Gwastadnant on the south side of the A 4086 at the south-eastern approach to Nant Peris.
  • II Hafod Cottage
    Located on hillside on a rough track above the A 4086; low rubblestone wall in front of cottage.

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