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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanberis, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1252 / 53°7'30"N

Longitude: -4.1343 / 4°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 257282

OS Northings: 360796

OS Grid: SH572607

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.7466

Mapcode Global: WH54M.GQH1

Entry Name: Ynys-wen

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21855

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the north-east side of the A 4086 approximately 0.5km north-west of Llanberis; set directly onto the pavement behind a snecked rubblestone wall with C20 iron railings to top.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanberis

Community: Llanberis

Locality: LLanberis

Built-Up Area: Llanberis

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Shown on the 1838 Tithe Map, the farmhouse is likely to have been built in the 1820s or '30s.


Farmhouse. 2-storey L-plan with rear range at right-angles to left, continued behind to form single-storey service range. Regularly coursed and dressed rubblestone blocks to front, more roughly coursed to sides and rear; slate roofs with rooflights. 4-window front; recessed 16-paned sashes throughout with slate lintels to first floor and stone lintels to ground floor, except 2 closely spaced 12-paned sashes to centre on first floor; 4-panel door in second bay from left; integral end stacks with slate drips, right pebbledashed. Rear range, also with integral end stack, has glazed door with overlight in C20 gabled porch; single-storey service range behind has large integral end stack with tall brick shaft.


Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a substantially unaltered early C19 farmhouse with polite features but exhibiting many of the characteristics of the local vernacular tradition; occupies a prominent roadside position.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Glyn Padarn
    Located on the north side of the A4086 approximately 1km north-west of Llanberis in wooded grounds running down the south-western shore of Llyn Padarn.
  • II Footbridge
    Situated over the former Llanberis-Caernarfon Railway in the grounds of Glyn Padarn close to the south-western shore of Llyn Padarn.
  • II Entrance Lodge at Glyn Padarn
  • II ,57 Stryd Fawr (High Street),Llanberis,Caernarfon,
    Located on the west side of Stryd Fawr (High Street) in the centre of Llanberis.
  • II Field Cowhouse at Ty Newydd Farm
    Situated on its own in fields immediately to the north of the track to Ty Newydd running off the minor road from Llanberis to Maen-Ilwyd-isaf.
  • II Dolperis
    Situated in its own grounds on the west side of Stryd Fawr (High Street) towards its southern end.
  • II Snowdon View
    Situated on the south-western side of Fron Goch behind a rubblestone wall; the section immediately in front of the house is lower with railings and a central iron gate approached by slate steps.
  • II* Capel Coch
    Situated on very slightly rising ground on the south side of Ffordd Capel-Coch, the chapel occupies a prominent position in the street; low rubblestone wall to street continues to east to enclose fore

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