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A Grade II Listed Building in Moelfre, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.3432 / 53°20'35"N

Longitude: -4.242 / 4°14'31"W

OS Eastings: 250838

OS Northings: 385260

OS Grid: SH508852

Mapcode National: GBR HMWV.ZKF

Mapcode Global: WH42G.T76D

Entry Name: Gelli

Listing Date: 5 February 2003

Last Amended: 5 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80867

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: A walled enclosure set well back from the NE side of the A5025 between the junctions to Marianglas and Llanallgo.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Moelfre

Community: Moelfre

Locality: Llanallgo

Traditional County: Anglesey

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Early to mid C19 farmstead group. Not shown on the Tithe Map of the parish, 1847, though not all buildings are shown, particularly agricultural buildings; the land on which it stands is owned and occupied by Thomas Williams. By the time of the Census Returns for the parish, 1851, Ysgubor Gell is mentioned, occupied by Rowland Hughes, agricultural labourer and family.


A square walled enclosure set into the corner of a field boundary. There are two buildings within the enclosure, both built of rubble masonry with hipped slate roofs. One is freestanding towards the E corner of the enclosure; the other is marked on the OS map as "limekiln" and is built into the W corner of the enclosure. One entrance is clearly visible in the SE wall; this leads out onto a disused limestone quarry.


Interior not inspected at the time of the survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved and complete farmstead/industrial unit which may represent an outlying estate development seemingly combining agricultural, domestic and small industrial buildings within the same complex. The plan and form of which is very unusual for Anglesey.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lime kiln
    Located at the high water line adjacent to the sailing club at Traeth Bychan.
  • II Cottage at Fron Heulog
    Set back from the NE side of the A5025 just S of the junction with the B5110 to Marianglas; the cottage is located directly NE of the house at Fron Heulog.
  • II Bryn Moel
    Located at the N edge of the village green at Marianglas; set back off the B5110.
  • II Tyn-y-llan including attached outbuilding range
    Set at right angles to the N side of the A5025, directly opposite the Church of St Allgo.
  • II Church of St Allgo
    Located within a rectangular churchyard set back from the S side of the A5025, SW of the village of Llanallgo.
  • II Royal Charter Memorial
    Located within the churchyard of St Allgo's church, directly SSW of the church.
  • II Lime kiln
    Located at the high water line on the shore of Traeth Bychan.
  • II Hendy
    Set back from the W side of the A5025 N out of Benllech.

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