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Bryn Eglwys

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.044 / 53°2'38"N

Longitude: -4.2825 / 4°16'57"W

OS Eastings: 247078

OS Northings: 352070

OS Grid: SH470520

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.DB5V

Mapcode Global: WH43T.5RZ9

Entry Name: Bryn Eglwys

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23663

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in the village of Llanllyfni on the south-east side of Ffordd Rhedyw (Rhedyw Road) directly opposite the Church of St Rhedyw.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Not shown on the l840 Tithe Map, the house belongs to the main phase of mid-C19 expansion in Llanllyfni following the creation of the turnpike road in the 1820s and the contemporary expansion of the slate quarrying industry.


2-storey L-plan consisting of 3-window front range at right-angles to road with equal-height 2-bay range to rear on right running parallel with road. Roughcast and rendered rubblestone with painted quoins, string course and window surrounds; slate roof with integral end stack to left of main range. Central bay to front forms a slightly projecting gable, open on the ground floor with a 4-panel door (top panels glazed) to entrance. Late C20 2-light multi-paned Gothic windows throughout, all replacing earlier windows of similar design.


Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a mid-C19 house with unusual Gothic detailing occupying a prominent position in the street scene directly opposite the Church of St Rhedyw.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Rhedyw
    Prominently sited on a corner on Ffordd Rhedyw within a raised rubble-walled churchyard on sloping ground down towards the Afon Lyfni.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the south-east side of Ffordd Rhedyw (Rhedyw Road) in Llanllyfni to the north-east of the Church of St Rhedyw; set in a rubblestone boundary wall.
  • II ,70,Ffordd Rhedyw (Rhedyw Road),Llanllyfni,Caernarfon,,LL54 6SG,23661
    Located in centre of village on the east side of Ffordd Rhedyw (Rhedyw Road).
  • II Pont Factory
    Road bridge and causeway on the A 487, spanning the Afon Lyni, between Llanllyfni and Penygroes.
  • II Pigsties at Dol-wenith
    Situated to the north-west of Dol-wenith.
  • II Former Cowhouse to Dol-wenith
    Situated immediately to the north of Dol-wenith.
  • II Dol-wenith
    Located in a low-land position on the eastern side of Lon ty Gwyn, a minor no-through road running eastwards from Llanllyfni.
  • II Tan-y-Bryn
    Located at the end of a long farm track across pasture fields approximately 0.5km south-west of Penygroes.

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