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Cae Glas

A Grade II Listed Building in Waunfawr, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1108 / 53°6'38"N

Longitude: -4.2061 / 4°12'21"W

OS Eastings: 252432

OS Northings: 359342

OS Grid: SH524593

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.84R7

Mapcode Global: WH54S.C2CJ

Entry Name: Cae Glas

Listing Date: 21 July 1999

Last Amended: 17 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22036

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Former farmhouse and farm buildings occupying a prominent roadside position in a roughly rectangular rubble-walled field enclosure (partly replaced by a fence to south-west boundary) on south-west sid

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Waunfawr

Community: Waunfawr

Built-Up Area: Waunfawr

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Originally a small farmstead of early-mid C19 date; the single-storey farmhouse which fronts the group was converted to a garage in the 1960s.


Roughly L-shaped range of buildings comprising former farmhouse facing the road with stables in parallel to its rear, and threshing barn corner-to-corner to the rear of the stable range at the SE. Small detached outbuilding to SW. Roughly coursed rubblestone throughout, with slate roofs. Building to roadside is former farmhouse. Single storeyed (probably lofted), with rear outshut; integral stacks at each gable end, with brick shafts. Inserted garage doors to left, and boarded door to right. Small loft light in right-hand gable return. Stable range in parallel to rear is also lofted and has boarded door to upper and lower level in each gable end, with window alongside each lower doorway. Lower parallel gabled range attached to rear. Threshing barn has wide opposing doorways in each long wall, flanked by 2 ventilation slits to each side. Loft opening in left gable end.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good mid-C19 traditional farmstead group, retaining strong vernacular character, expecially in the virtually unaltered farm buildings. The group occupies a prominent position in the village street scene.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II War Memorial
    Situated on the north-east side of the main road (A 4085) running through Waunfawr a little to the south-east of the T-junction with the road leading to the village school.
  • II Ty-Hen
    Situated on the north-east side of the main road (A 4085) running through Waunfawr; attached to back wall of later house, which comprises the main part of the property known as Ty-Hen.
  • II Pont Cyrnant (partly in Betws Garmon community)
    Located on the A 4085 at the southern end of Waenfawr where it crosses the Afon Gwyrfai, which here forms the community boundary between Waunfawr and Betws Garmon.
  • II Pont Cyrnant (partly in Waunfawr Community)
    Located on the A 4085 at the southern end of Waunfawr where it crosses the Afon Gwyrfai, which here forms the Community boundary between Betws Garmon and Waunfawr.
  • II Llys Awel
    Situated just below the road with a rubble-walled footpath running in front of the building.
  • II Tegannedd, Ty Capel and Sunday School/Vestry
    Situated adjacent to Capel Croesywaun on the main road running through the settlement; fleur-de-lys iron railings on stone plinth to front gardens and in front of Sunday School; decorated iron gates a
  • II Capel Croesywaun
    Located on the main road running through Croesywaun with the Sunday School/Vestry adjacent; narrow forecourt has low rubble wall with slate coping, fleur-de-lys iron railings and decorated double gate
  • II Milestone
    Located on the east side of the A 4085 approximately 300m south of Pont Cyrnant; set within a low rubblestone field boundary wall.

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