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A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7138 / 52°42'49"N

Longitude: -3.9898 / 3°59'23"W

OS Eastings: 265682

OS Northings: 314764

OS Grid: SH656147

Mapcode National: GBR 8W.249B

Mapcode Global: WH56T.P19V

Entry Name: Cefn-Hir-Uchaf

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15592

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in the up-land area approximately 1km E of Arthog; immediately to the E of an unclassified mountain road leading E from Arthog Terrace to the Cragennen lakes.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Small C17 single storey rubble cottage built into the hillside. Slate roof, the majority of the rear pitch being of old, undressed slates. Rubble gable parapets and end chimney to the L with weather coursing, its upper section missing. Slightly off-centre entrance (to R), currently without door. Small, flanking unglazed window openings. Derelict additions adjoining to L and R.


3 bay with upper crucks; mostly unsquared timbers and overlapping purlins. Beaten earth floor and wide fireplace with crude stop-chamfered bressummer; floored over though ceiling mostly later.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a relatively unaltered early vernacular farm cottage.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Milepost
    Situated at the side of the road against a rubble wall diagonally opposite the former Ty'n-y-Coed quarry.
  • II Pant-Phylip Farmhouse
  • II Ty'n-y-Coed
    Raised up behind the main road and overlooking Arthog and the Mawddach estury in its own wooded and landscaped park; accessed via a short drive off a lane running parallel behind the main road.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.
  • II Bont Arthog (also known as Pont Pwll-Arthog)
    Spanning the Afon Arthog immediately to the E of St. Catherine's Church.
  • II St Catherine's Church
    Set back slightly from the road in a rubble-walled churchyard adjacent to Bont Arthog.

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