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Lofted bakehouse at Crafnant

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedr, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8423 / 52°50'32"N

Longitude: -4.054 / 4°3'14"W

OS Eastings: 261751

OS Northings: 329176

OS Grid: SH617291

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.SZNK

Mapcode Global: WH560.PTPD

Entry Name: Lofted bakehouse at Crafnant

Listing Date: 29 October 2003

Last Amended: 29 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82005

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The stables lie directly S of the house at Crafnant.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanbedr

Community: Llanbedr

Locality: Afon Artro Valley

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Early C19 bakehouse - dated 1818 - with lean-to addition at SW gable.

Exterior

Small lofted bakehouse of coursed mortared rubble incorporating large stones as quoins and lintels; roof of profiled sheeting which retains stone slab copings. Lean-to addition of rubble masonry with slate roof to SW.

The principal elevation faces the other farmbuildings in the yard to NW, a single doorway to R and a window to L which has a weathered inscribed stone over the lintel which bears the date 1818 with initials O over I E; there is a small window in the opposite wall. Access to the loft is via an external fligh of stone stairs leading up to the SE gable, the entrance is to the L with a small window to R. Access to the lean-to is through doorways to NW.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a little altered bakehouse which forms a group with the farmhouse and other agricultural buildings which go to form the complete farmstead at Crafnant.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Outbuilding at Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The outbuilding is adjacent to the cowhouse directly to SW of the house at Crafnant.
  • II Cowbarn at Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The barn lies to SW of the house at Crafnant.
  • II Cowhouse at Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The cowhouse lies directly SW of the house at Crafnant.
  • II Crafnant
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley.
  • II Lofted stable and haybarn
    Slightly set back from the W side of the country road which leads up the Afon Artro Valley. The range lies to WSW of the house at Crafnant.
  • II Pont Crafnant
    Spanning the Afon Artro to the S of Crafnant Farm.
  • II Pont Cwm-yr-afon
    Leading E off the country road which runs along the W side of the Afon Artro Valley, spanning the Afon Artro and carrying the farmtrack to Cwm-yr-afon farm.
  • II Cwm-yr-afon Farmhouse with attached farm-ranges to rear
    In an elevated position, in the Artro valley, SE of the road to Cwm Bychan, and approached via a track which crosses the river at Pont Cwm yr Afon, some 3 mils from Llanbedr.

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