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Ty Newydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Waunfawr, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1186 / 53°7'6"N

Longitude: -4.211 / 4°12'39"W

OS Eastings: 252128

OS Northings: 360216

OS Grid: SH521602

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.7HKC

Mapcode Global: WH54L.9W03

Entry Name: Ty Newydd

Listing Date: 21 July 1999

Last Amended: 21 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22052

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on its own among small pasture fields off the south side of a track running north-eastwards from the A 4085 to the north-west of Croesywaun; low rubblestone wall to front with decorated iron

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Waunfawr

Community: Waunfawr

Locality: Croesywaun

Built-Up Area: Waunfawr

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Shown on the 1839 Tithe Map, the cottage is likely to have been built as a smallholder's cottage in the early C19. Recently abandoned and unoccupied at time of Survey.


Single-storey 2-room plan house part, aligned roughly north-south, with lower cowhouse attached to left (north) gable end, extended by lean-to at front; later lean-to attached to right gable end of cottage. Roughly coursed rubblestone, with traces of render to front wall of cottage; left gable end of cowhouse and front wall of lean-to extension rebuilt in 1950s' brick; graded slate roofs. Cottage has slightly off-set boarded door flanked by mid-C20 six-paned metal windows in original C19 openings; small skylight to left; integral end stacks, right far more substantial, both with slate drips. No openings to back wall. Cowhouse has boarded door to right at junction with cowhouse.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an early C19 smallholder's cottage and attached cowhouse, built in the regional vernacular tradition and representing a good example of a characteristic regional type.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Awel-y-mor
    Situated on the north side of a track running north-eastwards off the west end of the road from Croesywaun to Groeslon; low rubblestone boundary wall defines likely extent of original garden area.
  • II Ty'n Twll
    Situated on the west side of a track running north-eastwards off the west end of the road from Croesywaun to Groeslon.
  • II Milestone
    Situated on Ffordd Waenfawr (Waenfawr Road) immediately to the north-west of Croesywaun; set in a low rubblestone block field boundary wall.
  • 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 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 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 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 Cae Glas
    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

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