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Gelli Graean

A Grade II Listed Building in Pennal, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.5833 / 52°34'59"N

Longitude: -3.9437 / 3°56'37"W

OS Eastings: 268407

OS Northings: 300160

OS Grid: SH684001

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.B9NK

Mapcode Global: WH57F.DB9F

Entry Name: Gelli Graean

Listing Date: 3 August 2001

Last Amended: 3 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25614

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located above Nant Cwm-ffernol, approx 5km W of the hamlet of Cwrt and reached by a farm road from the Cwm Maethlon road.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Pennal

Community: Pennal

Locality: Cwrt

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Substantial gentry farmhouse, probably built to its present form c1800, apparently built at the same time as the nearby Esgair Weddan, for children of the Talgarth Hall family. The two houses are of very similar design.


Large farmhouse. 3-storeyed, 3-window range, with lower service buildings in line to either end. Rubble stone with slate roofs with gable end stacks. Long symmetrically arranged 3-window range slightly offset to left. Central entrance flanked by small-paned sash windows, with 3 similar windows to first floor. Low attic storey has 2-light casements immediately below eaves.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good gentry farmhouse retaining original character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Esgair Weddan
    The farmhouse lies approximately 500m N of Cwrt, and is reached by a farm road off the main A493 300m W of Pennal.
  • II Milepost
    The milespost stands in the S verge of the main road, on the hilltop nearly opposite Tan-y-graig.
  • II Plas Talgarth
    The house is set in an elevated position SW of Pennal village, overlooking the Dyffryn Dyfi, and now forms the centrepiece of a small residential estate.
  • II Cwmffernol
    The farmstead is located in a narrow steep valley of the Nant Cwm-fernol running N from the Pennal-Cwm Maethlon road to Tywyn.
  • II Ty-bont, with Post Office and General Stores
    The building stands on the W bank of the river by the bridge, and on the S side of the main Machynlleth to Aberdovey road, at the centre of Pennal.
  • II Pont Pennal
    The bridge is in the centre of the village, carrying the main road from Machynlleth to Aberdovey over the Afon Pennal
  • II Capel Annibynwyr Carmel, including front railed forecourt
    The chapel stands in the centre of Pennal, facing W, N of the Calvinistic Methodist Chapel.
  • II Riverside Hotel
    The hotel is located in the centre of the village, facing E over the churchyard.

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