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U-shaped Range of Farmbuildings at Tal-y-bont-uchaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllechid, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.2149 / 53°12'53"N

Longitude: -4.0782 / 4°4'41"W

OS Eastings: 261328

OS Northings: 370666

OS Grid: SH613706

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.1KTN

Mapcode Global: WH548.BG87

Entry Name: U-shaped Range of Farmbuildings at Tal-y-bont-uchaf

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Last Amended: 9 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22940

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated on the north-east side of the cobbled farmyard at Tal-y-bont uchaf.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllechid

Community: Llanllechid

Locality: Tal-y-bont

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Probably added to the farm at Tal-y-bont-uchaf c1850 as part of the considerable improvements made to its farms by the Penrhyn Estate after the succession of Edward Gordon Douglas-Pennant in 1840.


Single-storey U-shaped range of farmbuildings, comprising cowhouse with pigsties in the gap between the 2 projecting ranges on the north and cart bays on west side. Irregularly coursed rubblestone; slate roof, hipped to the 2 projecting ranges. Cowhouse is open-fronted to yard (south) side. Lean-to pigsties on north in space between projecting ranges, eastern of which has ridge stack and doorway to internal elevation; western projecting range has 2 segmental-headed cart bays on west side facing rear range of house.


Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included for strong group value with the farmhouse and attached farmbuildings at Tal-y-bont-uchaf.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Tal-y-bont-uchaf and attached farmbuildings
    Situated in undulating pasture field landscape, the farmhouse is reached from the track running southwards off the road between Eglwys St Cross and Tan-y-lon; farmbuildings attached and adjoinining ar
  • II Plas Hwfa
    Situated in undulating pasture field landscape, the farmhouse is reached from the track running southwards off the road between Eglwys St Cross and Tan-y-lon to Tal-y-bont-uchaf, which now continues v
  • II Eglwys St Cross
    Located on minor road junction approximately 0.5km east of Tal-y-bont; set in north-east corner of roughly square-shaped churchyard with several yew trees and low rubblestone wall, entered to north-ea
  • II Tan-y-lon
    Located on the south side of the road a little to the west of the other buildings at Tan-y-lon; modern timber fencing to front gardens on roadside and slate fencing to side boundaries.
  • II Tan-y-marian
    Located in elevated position on edge of woodland overlooking pasture fields at end of track running off Llanllechid to Tal-y-bont road; rubblestone wall with stone-on-edge coping separates garden from
  • II Turnpike House
    Located right on road in Tan-y-lon at junction between the old Bangor to Conwy road and the road which runs roughly parallel with it between Tan-y-lon and Eglwys St Cross.
  • II Tan-y-lon
    Located on the north-west side of the road at Tan-y-lon; rubblestone wall to front with slate-on-edge coping and iron pedestrian gates.
  • II Capel Bethlehem
    Located at right-angles to road with roughly square-shaped chapel yard on north-east bounded by low rubblestone wall to road with slate slab coping and spear-headed railings; hooped railings and iron

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