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Ty Capel

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.0254 / 53°1'31"N

Longitude: -4.2809 / 4°16'51"W

OS Eastings: 247124

OS Northings: 350005

OS Grid: SH471500

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.FJKR

Mapcode Global: WH440.66RZ

Entry Name: Ty Capel

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23693

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the eastern side of the village street, from which it is set back, with the Independent Chapel it serves directly adjacent.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Nasareth

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Not shown on the 1840 Tithe Map, the house appears to have been constructed as a manse for the adjacent chapel when it was rebuilt c1860.


Regularly coursed and dressed granite blocks, rendered to gable ends; slate roof with rendered integral end stacks. 2 storeys. 3-window front; 4-paned sashes directly below eaves and C20 windows to either side of central entrance (C20 half-glazed door), ground-floor windows and doorway all with stone lintels. Single-storey lean-to on right gable end with small 4-paned sash window to front and integral stack to side.


Interior not inspected at time of resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an essentially unaltered mid-C19 manse built to serve the contemporary chapel, with which it forms a group as the nucleus of a typical upland hamlet in the slate quarrying landscape.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Independent Chapel
    Located on the eastern side of the village street with the manse (Ty Capel) directly adjacent, the chapel is approached by a driveway flanked by low stone walls.
  • II Parc
    Set on south side of road within original small field system approximately 100m south-west of the Independent Chapel, Nasareth.
  • II Eisteddfa-isaf
    Set back from the road within its own original field system close to the ruins of a former water mill.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the east side of the A 487 approximately 1.6km south of Llanllyfni; set in a rubblestone boundary wall.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the east side of the A 487 approximately 3.2km south of Llanllyfni; set in a rubblestone boundary wall.
  • II Ty Mawr
    Approximately 250m north of Nebo, set back to the south of the road within original small field system.
  • II Maes Mawr
    Located in a low-land setting at the end of a track off Lon Ty Gwyn approximately 0.5km south-east of Llanllyfni.
  • II Coedcae-du
    Located at the end of a track, directly below the embankment of the former London and North-West Railway, approximately 0.4km south-east of Llanllyfni.

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