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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.0248 / 53°1'29"N

Longitude: -4.2822 / 4°16'55"W

OS Eastings: 247031

OS Northings: 349932

OS Grid: SH470499

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.FJ84

Mapcode Global: WH440.673H

Entry Name: Parc

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23694

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set on south side of road within original small field system approximately 100m south-west of the Independent Chapel, Nasareth.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Nasareth

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Shown on the 1840 Tithe Map, the cottage is likely to have been built in the early C19, its occupants probably supplementing their agricultural income by working in one of the nearby quarries.


Single-storey 2-room plan with later lean-to on front of house part. Roughly coursed rubblestone; graded slate roof (now replaced by corrugated iron to front slope of house part) with coped verges, integral end stack to right and ridge stack to centre at junction with cowhouse, both with slate drips. Lean-to has boarded door to left wall and small C19 sash window to front; roughly central entrance to cowhouse. Rear (street) wall of house part has C19 glazing bar sash to left; otherwise wall is unbroken.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a particularly good example of a locally special building type (smallholder's cottage), which forms part of a distinctive upland settlement pattern; the cowhouse here is especially well preserved.

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 Ty Capel
    Located on the eastern side of the village street, from which it is set back, with the Independent Chapel it serves directly adjacent.
  • 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 3.2km south of Llanllyfni; set in a rubblestone boundary wall.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the east side of the A 487 approximately 1.6km 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.

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