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,1 & 2,Sportsman's Row,Gyrn Goch,Caernarfon,,LL54 5PH

A Grade II Listed Building in Clynnog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0107 / 53°0'38"N

Longitude: -4.3805 / 4°22'49"W

OS Eastings: 240388

OS Northings: 348585

OS Grid: SH403485

Mapcode National: GBR 5C.GBCW

Mapcode Global: WH43Y.PL78

Entry Name: ,1 & 2,Sportsman's Row,Gyrn Goch,Caernarfon,,LL54 5PH

Listing Date: 15 September 1999

Last Amended: 15 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22346

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house is at the NE end of a row of cottages fronting the A499 Pwllheli to Caernarfon road, approximately 1800m SW of Clynnog-fawr.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Clynnog

Community: Clynnog

Locality: Gyrn Goch

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built probably in the early C19 as an inn called The Sportsman, later subdivided to become a row of small cottages.

Exterior

House, now divided into 2 cottages at the end of the row, built of rubble with gable end stacks, part external on the right. Slate roofs, tarred at the rear. Two storeys. No 1 has a glazed door and small 16-pane sash windows to both ground and first floors. No 2 is of 2 bays, and has a glazed door within a modern porch. Similar 16-pane sashes to the ground floor each side of the door, and 2 small 16-pane sashes to the first floor. Each house has 1 window to the rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a pair of cottages retaining much of the appearance of the former inn, including the original small-paned sash windows, characteristic of the early C19.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pen yr allt uchaf
    On the northern slopes of Bwlch Mawr, towards the upper limits of the enclosed land approx. 0.75 km due south of Clynnog, accessed by bridle-way from the village towards open grazing of the mountain.
  • II* Ffynnon Beuno
    The well stands at the SW end of the village, close to the main road, and reached by a short path from the main road to Llanaelhaearn.
  • II Pen yr allt Isaf
    The farmstead is almost due south of, and approx 0.75km from, the Clynnog church. It is approached from the lane which runs S from the village, parallel to the main road, then via a rough track over
  • II Pigsty and outside kitchen at Pen yr allt Isaf
    Forms the eastern range of the yard at Pen yr allt Isaf.
  • II Maes-glas
    The house stands between the village and Ffynnon Beuno, at the SW end of the main road.
  • II Former SW wing of Bodfasarn
    The building is attached to the SW gable end of Bodfasarn, facing the main road.
  • II Bodfasarn
    The house lies alongside the main road, immediately SW of the church in the centre of the village.
  • II Sundial in the churchyard of the Church of St Beuno
    The sundial now stands in the churchyard approximately 3m from the SW corner of the Chapel of St Beuno.

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