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Tyddyn Traian

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.3119 / 53°18'42"N

Longitude: -4.272 / 4°16'19"W

OS Eastings: 248729

OS Northings: 381844

OS Grid: SH487818

Mapcode National: GBR HMTY.HWS

Mapcode Global: WH42N.B0YW

Entry Name: Tyddyn Traian

Listing Date: 22 January 2002

Last Amended: 27 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26138

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Set back from the NW side of the B5110 on the SW approach to the village of Brynteg.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf

Community: Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf

Locality: Brynteg

Traditional County: Anglesey

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C18 or early C19 cottage which is recorded in the Tithe Apportionment of the parish, 1841, as Penrhos. The cottage was the centre of a small farm of over 15 acres(6.08 hectares), owned by Sir Lord Stanley of Alderley and farmed by William Davies and his family. Extended in later C19 by the addition of a single window wing in alignment at the R end.


Linear range comprising cottage, with single window addition at R end and agricultural range to L. Built of rubble masonry, limewashed; roof of old slates, with some grouting, stone copings and gable stacks denoting extent of original cottage; a massive stack to L and a rendered rectangular stack to right. The cottage has openings offset slightly to the R, the doorway flanked by 4-pane sash windows, the added wing to the R end has a single window and boarded door to far right. The agricultural range has 2 doorways and a single window to the R end and was probably cowhouse and/or stable and barn.


Not inspected at the time of the survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved cottage which retains a strong vernacular character and which retains the original linear plan, typical of many small farmstead groups on the island.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Nant Uchaf
    In an isolated rural location, reached by private trackway from the owner's farm at Bodgynda. Nant Uchaf is set well back from the NW side of the B5110.
  • II Penllyn
    Set back from the W side of a narrow country lane which leads N from the road between Talwrn and Llanbedrgoch; located c2.5km NNW of the Church of St Dyfnan.
  • II Melin Rhosfawr
    Set back from the NW side of the B5110 at the NE end of the village of Brynteg.

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