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Latitude: 52.6324 / 52°37'56"N
Longitude: -4.1182 / 4°7'5"W
OS Eastings: 256743
OS Northings: 305961
OS Grid: SH567059
Mapcode National: GBR 8Q.78MZ
Mapcode Global: WH574.Q347
Entry Name: Felin Fraenan
Listing Date: 7 June 2005
Last Amended: 7 June 2005
Source ID: 84473
Location: Approximately 1.3km SSW of Llangelynin church, reached by farm road through Cae-du on the S side of the A493 and below the embankment on the W side of the railway.
Community: Llangelynin (Llangelynnin)
Traditional County: Merionethshire
A C19 cottage, originally incorporating a cart shed. Access to the shed was inhibited when the railway embankment was built close to the building in 1861-3, after which it was converted as part of the domestic accommodation.
A single-storey cottage of coursed, mainly water-borne, stone, graded slate roof (partly missing at the time of inspection) with 2 small rear skylights, stone stack to the R and stone eaves stack to the L end of the front. The entrance is R of centre and has a boarded door framed by the shadow of a former porch. Further R is a 2-pane sash window inserted in an original opening. In the L gable end is a wide blocked doorway under a timber lintel, into which has been inserted a small 4-pane sash window. The rear was originally built into a bank, but this has been dug away.
Listed for its special architectural interest as a small, well preserved cottage using traditional local materials, a type once common in the district but now rarely well preserved.
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