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Pandy Newydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllechid, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1989 / 53°11'56"N

Longitude: -4.081 / 4°4'51"W

OS Eastings: 261086

OS Northings: 368891

OS Grid: SH610688

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.2K4W

Mapcode Global: WH548.8VXJ

Entry Name: Pandy Newydd

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Last Amended: 9 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22954

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in isolated rural position in wooded grounds reached by a long track running off the east side of the A5 south of Halfway Bridge.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Llanllechid, Bangor

Community: Llanllechid

Community: Llanllechid

Locality: Tregarth

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built on a virgin site in 1865, possibly by the Bangor diocesan architect, Henry Kennedy, as the rectory for Llanllechid church; now a private house.

Exterior

Former rectory in simple high Victorian Gothic style. 2-storey and attic double-depth plan comprising parallel gable-ended ranges with valley between. Regularly coursed and dressed rubblestone blocks with tooled ashlar dressings; slate roofs with coped verges on carved kneelers. Symmetrical entrance range of 1:2:1 bays, centre bays forming full-height gabled break; first floor windows mullioned and transomed, those to gable with simple dripmould; 2-light mullion window to attic of gable and 5-light mullioned and transomed windows on ground floor; round-headed entrance arch in gable has inner panelled door. Left return of entrance range has external lateral stack with twin shafts and return wall of parallel range has 3-light mullioned and transomed window on ground floor, cross-window to first floor and tall narrow ventilation slit to attic. Datestone "1865" to junction between ranges concealed by creeper at time of Survey.

Interior

Virtually unaltered high Victorian interior with encaustic tile floor in hall; 4-panel doors and panelled window shutters throughout. Original moulded ceiling cornices and fireplaces in principal ground-floor rooms; small cast-iron grates in simple slate surrounds on first floor. Imposing staircase with spiked pyramidal finials to carved newels.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an essentially unaltered large high Victorian rectory in simple but well-handled Gothic style, retaining much of its original internal and external detail.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Outbuildings at Pandy Newydd
    Situated directly to the east of Pandy Newydd.
  • II Halfway Bridge (partly in Llandygai community)
    Spanning the Afon Ogwen on a sharp bend of the A 5 approximately 2.5km north of Bethesda near the junction with the minor road to Tregarth.
  • II Halfway Bridge (partly in Llanllechid community)
    Spanning the Afon Ogwen on a sharp bend of the A 5 approximately 2.5km north of Bethesda near the junction with the minor road to Tregarth.
  • II Hay Barn at Dinas
    Located to the east of Pen Dinas Farmhouse; cobbled yard between it and the cowhouse/stables directly to the west.
  • II Dinas Farmhouse
    Situated in roadside position on minor road running roughly parallel with the Afon Ogwen to north-east of Tregarth; low rubblestone wall with stone-on-edge coping to front and separating the farmhouse
  • II Cowhouse/Stables at Dinas
    Located immediately to the east of Pen Dinas Farmhouse; cobbled yards between it and the farmhouse and between it and the barn to the east.
  • I Cochwillan
    Situated in low-lying pasture fields at end of short track off the minor road between Bethesda and Tal-y-bont; there is a walled lawned garden area immediately to the front (north) of the house.
  • II Outbuildings at Cochwillan
    L-shaped range of outbuildings to rear (south) of Cochwillan, south range with cobbling in front of door.

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