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Disused Cottage at Plas Dolydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0896 / 53°5'22"N

Longitude: -4.278 / 4°16'40"W

OS Eastings: 247542

OS Northings: 357135

OS Grid: SH475571

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.9C8Q

Mapcode Global: WH43M.8L3T

Plus Code: 9C5Q3PQC+RQ

Entry Name: Disused Cottage at Plas Dolydd

Listing Date: 30 September 1999

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22432

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated immediately to the west of the farmhouse at Plas Dolydd, which itself is located on the west side of the A 487 in the hamlet of Dolydd.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Locality: Dolydd

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Small C18 cottage, apparently adapted to use as accommodation for farmhands/servants in the early C19 after the construction of the immediately adjacent farmhouse, Pas Dolydd. It is now used for storage.

Exterior

Small single storey and loft cottage. Irregularly coursed rubblestone; graded slate roof. Front has low roughly central plank door with external stone steps on left leading to raking eaves dormer with plank door; substantial integral end stack with slate drips to left and right gable end has pigeon nesting holes and 6-paned window to loft. Rear has 2 windows on ground floor.

Interior

Ground floor divided into 2 rooms, the left larger with substantial ceiling joists; position of former winder stair visible to right of large open fireplace in this room.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a small C18 cottage, adapted in the early C19, perhaps as accommodation for farmhands/servants following the construction of the immediately adjacent farmhouse at this time. An unusual example of such accommodation.

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