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Pigsties at Grugan Ddu

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.0744 / 53°4'27"N

Longitude: -4.282 / 4°16'55"W

OS Eastings: 247218

OS Northings: 355455

OS Grid: SH472554

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.BB9K

Mapcode Global: WH43M.6Z6G

Entry Name: Pigsties at Grugan Ddu

Listing Date: 30 September 1999

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22430

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated immediately to the north of the cottage at Grugan Ddu.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Locality: Groeslon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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C19 pigsties associated with Grugan Ddu.


Pigsties. Small gable-ended rectangular stucture with yards on south. Roughly coursed rubblestone; slate roof. Sties themselves have doorways at front leading to 2 yards separated by vertical slate slabs as dividing wall; V-shaped slate troughs in front wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a complete set of small C19 pigsties associated with Grugan Ddu.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Grugan Ddu
    Situated approximately 0.5km south of the centre of Groeslon at the end of a short track running off the east side of the A 487; low rubblestone wall with curved ends in front of cottage with cobbled
  • II Former reservoir on hill to north-east of Fort Williamsburg
    Situated approximately on the flat hilltop approximately 540m to north-east of Fort Williamsburg and to due east of the house.
  • II Boundary Wall to Glynllifon Park
    Bordering the historic parkland to Glynllifon, now Glynllifon College.
  • II East Lodge
    Abuts the south side of the stretch of boundary wall to Glynllifon Park running along the minor road between the A 499 at North Lodge and Groeslon; pointed archway in wall with decorated spear-headed
  • II Mausoleum
    Surrounded by trees on a knoll within the parkland approximately 1km south-east of the house and 0.5km south-east of Fort Williamsburg.
  • II Rubble Footbridge uphill from Hermitage
    Situated approximately 50m east of, and uphill from, the Hermitage.
  • II Penrallt
    Situated on north side of minor road, the south side of which is marked by the Glynllifon Estate boundary wall, between Groeslon and Llandwrog; dense tree planting surrounds both cottages, which have
  • II High Bridge carrying road over East Drive and Afon Llifon
    Situated at the north-east end of the Llifon dingle approximately 1km from the house; carries a farm road over the river and east drive on its east bank.

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