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Brewery/Laundry range at Peniarth

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanegryn, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6286 / 52°37'42"N

Longitude: -4.0525 / 4°3'8"W

OS Eastings: 261179

OS Northings: 305402

OS Grid: SH611054

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.7DVV

Mapcode Global: WH575.Q6G6

Entry Name: Brewery/Laundry range at Peniarth

Listing Date: 26 July 2000

Last Amended: 26 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23777

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The building stands almost directly behind the service range at the back of the main house, aligned SE-NW.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanegryn

Community: Llanegryn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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This outbuilding, which is of C18 origin, provided for various services for the great house, including a brewhouse at the SE end, later used as a laundry, and a gig house at the NW end.


Built of brick and stone, with a slate roof. Single storey with an added C19 slated open-fronted verandah along the NE side on slender iron columns, forming approximately 7 bays. The end gables have raised quoins, rising to kneelers and a moulded coped gable to the NW. The brewhouse at the SE end, has a C18 facade of brick with stone quoins, providing an acceptable face towards the house. Plat band and parapet with stone moulded copings. Two windows to the upper level with flat rubbed brick lintels. This elevation has been recently rebuilt, incorporating new joinery in the existing openings. Wynne arms applied to the parapet. Under the verandah, five timber battened doors to service rooms, interspersed with various windows. Cobbles and setts paving. At the NW end, a blocked carriage arch with rubbed brick voussoirs.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an outbuilding of some architectural quality with good detail, part of the setting of the Grade II* main house with which it has group value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Peniarth
    The Peniarth Estate occupies a considerable tract of land on the N bank of the Afon Dysynni, E of Llanegryn village. The house stands towards the S edge of the parkland, overlooking the river and the
  • II The Clock House
    The building is within the grounds of Peniarth, approximately 20m M of the house, facing out over the lawns to the SE.
  • II Service yard range of buildings at Peniarth
    The large service yard stands immediately to the rear, NW, of the house. The range of buildings lines the NNE side, facing over the yard.
  • II Gate piers at the W driveway to Peniarth
    The gate is set in walling at the head of the W, former service, drive to Peniarth, at the commencement of the private access drive to the W of the house.
  • II Glanmachlas
    The farmhouse stands near the road from Llanegryn to Abergynolwyn, on the NE side of Peniarth Estate boundary wall. The farmyard lies at the rear of the house.
  • II SE range of farm buildings around the large farmyard at Glanmachlas
    Glanmachlas is a Peniarth Estate farm, immediately outside the NE estate boundary wall. The range forms the SE side of the elongated farmyard behind the house.
  • II Farm range on the NE side of the farmyard at Glanmachlas
    Glanmachlas lies on the road outside the NE boundary wall of the Peniarth Estate. The farmyard, behind the house, is in the form of a long rectangle, with a long range on each side, and the large bar
  • II Barn in the farmyard at Glanmachlas
    The barn forms a focus across the far end of the extensive farmyard at Glanmachlas.

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