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Tai Baladeulyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.057 / 53°3'25"N

Longitude: -4.2234 / 4°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 251085

OS Northings: 353399

OS Grid: SH510533

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.CDJP

Mapcode Global: WH54Z.3F37

Entry Name: Tai Baladeulyn

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23749

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Slightly set back from the street with small front gardens situated behind low wall to pavement.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Nantlle

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built for quarrymen and their families after the acquisition of the Pen yr Orsedd slate quarries by W A Darbishire & Co. in 1863. The company was renowned for the interest it displayed in the welfare and living conditions of its workers.

Interior

Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of company-built slate workers' housing, employing a Picturesque architectural vocabulary as hall-mark of company involvement.

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