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Entrance Lodge at Glyn Padarn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanberis, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1282 / 53°7'41"N

Longitude: -4.1391 / 4°8'20"W

OS Eastings: 256970

OS Northings: 361137

OS Grid: SH569611

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.6WJF

Mapcode Global: WH54M.DM7R

Entry Name: Entrance Lodge at Glyn Padarn

Listing Date: 29 May 1968

Last Amended: 18 January 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21863

Building Class: Domestic

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanberis

Community: Llanberis

Locality: Pen-gilfach

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built c1840 as the entrance lodge to Glyn Padarn. The adjoining gate piers and entrance wall have been remodelled from their original form and the lodge has been considerably extended, mainly to right, in late C20.


Single-storey rectangular building. Uncoursed rubblestone with rendered band to eaves; shallow-pitched pyramidal roof with central chimney. Two 2-light 16-paned casements with Gothic glazing and slate cills to front of main building with another in C20 lean-to section on left adjoining road. Slightly lower C20 section to right contains present entrance and forms the link to the main C20 extension, which is built in similar style to and approximately doubles the size of the original structure. Single-light Gothic window to back wall of original lodge.


Not inspected at time of resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included, notwithstanding considerable late C20 extension, as the entrance lodge to Glyn Padarn, with which it has strong group value.

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 Ynys-wen
    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.
  • II Bron Ceris
    Set just below the road running through Fachwen from Brynrefail to Dinorwic above the north side of Llyn Padarn.
  • II Groeslon
    Located in a remote upland position directly at right-angles to Ffordd Clegir to the north-west of the former Glyn-rhonwy Slate Quarry.
  • II Tan y Graig
    Situated on wooded slope off west side of track leading down from the Brynrefail to Dinorwic Road towards the former slate quarry on the north side of Llyn Padarn; low rubblestone wall in front of cot
  • II Pen-y-Clip
    Situated at western end of Fachwen on wooded slope immediately by the side of the Brynrefail to Dinorwic Road on the north side of Llyn Padarn; there is a large rock outcrop immediately behind the cot
  • II Tan-Hafotty
    Located in a remote position at the end of a track running off Ffordd Clegir to the north-west of the former Glyn-rhonwy Slate Quarry.

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