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A Grade II Listed Building in Llandygai, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1839 / 53°11'1"N

Longitude: -4.0884 / 4°5'18"W

OS Eastings: 260544

OS Northings: 367232

OS Grid: SH605672

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.3HB2

Mapcode Global: WH54G.57DJ

Entry Name: Pant-y-Lon

Listing Date: 24 May 2000

Last Amended: 24 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23353

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in roadside position on minor road running from Mynnydd Llandygai towards Tregarth at entrance to drive-way of farmhouse at Chwarel Goch Isaf; low rubblestone wall with stone-on-edge coping i

County: Gwynedd

Town: Tregarth, Bangor

Community: Llandygai (Llandyg√°i)

Community: Llandygai

Locality: Chwarel-goch

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built c1850 as part of Edward Douglas-Pennant's considerable efforts to improve the Penrhyn Estate, to which he had succeeded in 1840. Colonel Douglas-Pennant first gave notice to his tenants of his intention to improve through his agent, James Wyatt's address "To the Farming Tenantry of the Penrhyn Estate", printed in 1843.


Single-storey, 2-room plan with loft, aligned roughly north-west to south-east. Roughly coursed rubblestone with quoins; slate roof with slate coping. 4-paned sash windows with slate cills on either side of slightly offset boarded door with large glazed panel under open timber gabled porch; C20 rooflight directly below ridge to right; integral end stacks with brick shafts, right mainly rendered. Rubblestone lean-to on left has top-hung window to front. Catslide outshut at rear.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an essentially unaltered mid-C19 estate cottage of the simple 'vernacular revival' style particularly favoured by the Penrhyn Estate for its workers in the decades immediately after c1850.

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