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Pant Llwyni

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanycil, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9464 / 52°56'46"N

Longitude: -3.7322 / 3°43'56"W

OS Eastings: 283702

OS Northings: 340181

OS Grid: SH837401

Mapcode National: GBR 66.LKVH

Mapcode Global: WH66X.M6YK

Entry Name: Pant Llwyni

Listing Date: 22 October 2001

Last Amended: 22 October 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25823

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On rough ground on the slopes of Arenig Fawr, north of the A4212 above Afon Tryweryn, immediately west of the western end of Llyn Celyn.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bala

Community: Llanycil

Community: Llanycil

Locality: Pant Llwyni

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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From its siting in stone walled enclosures taken out of the rough grazing land of Arenig Fach, the cottage seems likely to have originated as an encroachment. Such encroachment holdings were once common in the uplands of the area, a phenomenon of the early C19 especially. This small dwelling is probably mid C19 (though as such may represent the reconstruction of a somewhat earlier dwelling).


Small single storeyed cottage. Whitewashed stone, and slate roof with gable end stacks. Tall single storey, with central doorway in small lean-to porch ( a modern addition), flanked by 2-pane sash windows. Loft light in gable end. Small lean-to against right hand gable return.


Not inspected at time of resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a small C19 cottage, retaining the character of an encroachment small holding, in a fine upland context.

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