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Coach house/wash house and stables at Bryn Deulyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.0557 / 53°3'20"N

Longitude: -4.2302 / 4°13'48"W

OS Eastings: 250623

OS Northings: 353264

OS Grid: SH506532

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.CJW1

Mapcode Global: WH43T.ZGR8

Entry Name: Coach house/wash house and stables at Bryn Deulyn

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23680

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in grounds of Bryn Deulyn to south of house; set into a bank with the massive waste tip of the former Dorothea Slate Quarry immediately behind.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Nantlle

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Bryn Deulyn was built c1860 as the manager's house for the adjacent Dorothea Quarry; this ancillary building is probably contemporary with it.


Coach house/wash house block is 2-storey and linked at corner to single-storey stable range forming L-plan. Roughly coursed and dressed slate slabs; slate roof has purple brick integral end stack to left with slate drips. Coach house/wash house has 4-panel half-glazed door to left of centre with 6-paned window on left and boarded double doors to right; first floor has 2 tall 16-paned eaves windows to front. Single-storey lean-to on left gable end; right gable end has straight-flight external steps leading to first-floor boarded door. Stables attached at right-angles to lean-to has stable door with central hinge to left and pair of doors (possibly later) on right.


The original interior of the wash house survives largely intact. Plain joists and first-floor boards exposed to ground-floor ceiling. Copper, grate and bread oven with cast-iron door to chimney breast with spit rack and shelf above; the panelling to the back wall is later. Stables divided into 2 parts by flush plank partition (made up of former sleepers) with brick floor to right part.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a largely unaltered mid-C19 coach house/wash house and stables which forms a good group with Bryn Deulyn.

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