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Cefngwreichion

A Grade II Listed Building in Clynnog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0253 / 53°1'31"N

Longitude: -4.3599 / 4°21'35"W

OS Eastings: 241824

OS Northings: 350161

OS Grid: SH418501

Mapcode National: GBR 5D.FHC7

Mapcode Global: WH43Z.0742

Entry Name: Cefngwreichion

Listing Date: 15 September 1999

Last Amended: 15 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22345

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The building is set slightly back from the A499 road near the N end of Clynnog.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Clynnog

Community: Clynnog

Locality: Clynnog-fawr

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built probably in the early C19, and remodelled and improved by the Glynllifon estate (Lord Newborough) in the later C19, when an extra bay was added. It was occupied by a farmer William Jones at the time of the 1849 tithe award when it consisted of a house, offices, yard, garden, with 9 acres (3.64ha) of arable, 2 (0.8ha) of pasture and 3 (1.2ha) of meadowland. An L-shaped range of farm buildings with a raised walk stands apart on the right.

Exterior

A small single storey 2-bay farmhouse built of rubble, with a slate roof between imposed copings, single rooflight to front, and gable stacks. Central bead-battened door with a narrow overlight set in a gabled porch, and on either side, 3-light casement windows with small panes. The house has been extended to the right by 1 bay, pebbledashed, with a similar window. Large rear service wing with the kitchen, under a low-pitched asbestos lean-to roof.

Interior

The front door leads to a through passage to the rear kitchen. Four-panelled doors to the main front living rooms, that on the right with a large fireplace. The addition is divided into 2 small rooms.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a typical small upland single storey farmhouse of the type characteristic of the C19, modernised by the estate owners in the later part of the century, the detail of which is charcteristic of the work of the estate.

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  • II The Coach Inn
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  • II Post Office
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  • II The Court House
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    The lychgate opens directly off the main road at the centre of the village, and leads into the W corner of the churchyard opposite the E end of the chancel.
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