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Cae Einion Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.727 / 52°43'37"N

Longitude: -3.9573 / 3°57'26"W

OS Eastings: 267916

OS Northings: 316166

OS Grid: SH679161

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.1696

Mapcode Global: WH56N.5QT9

Entry Name: Cae Einion Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15603

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on a hillside 0.25km from Pont Kings; accessed via a long farm track leading NW off a metalled lane leading S from the A 493 at Pont Abergwynant ultimately to join the Ffordd Ddu.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Kings

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Late C17 farmhouse of one-and -a-half storeys; rubble with renewed slate roof and slate-coped gable parapet to R. Large end chimney to L with capping and weather coursing. Central entrance to near-symmetrical front; pegged doorcase and recessed, ribbed and boarded door with small glazed panel. Flanking C19 12-pane recessed sash windows with slate cills. Above, 3 rubble gabled dormers with C19 4-pane sashes. 6 modern rooflights to rear pitch. C19 lean-to extensions to R and rear.

Stepped-up and adjoining the house to the L, a third quarter C19 stable and cart-house block. Rubble with old slate roof. Boarded and ribbed door to L and cart entrance to R; further boarded door and 4-pane window to rear. Boarded loft door to L gable end.

Interior

Interior: Flagged entrance hall with rough beamed ceiling and flanking post-and-panel partition screens forming a cross-passage to opposing entrances.. Part boarded C19 stair with plain newels and stick balusters. Huge inglenook fireplace to L room (former hall) with chamfered inglebeam, now blocked-in. Beamed ceilings to both hall and parlour spaces; early C19 boarded doors. Original boarded oak partition screen to upper floor L room and timber-framed partition to that to R. 3-bay upper-cruck roof with pegged collars and crude chamfered purlins.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a late C17 vernacular farmhouse with good fenestration and surviving internal detail.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn at Cae Einion
    Located 100m to the NE of Cae Einion farmhouse, behind a further C19 barn; set into the gentle slope
  • II Galestra Farmhouse including attached Byre
    Located on a hillside 0.25km from Pont Kings; accessed via a longfarm track leading NW off a metalle
  • II Barn at Hafod Dywyll
    Located 50 m NW of Hafod Dywyll farmhouse against the slope of the hill.
  • II* Hafod Dywyll Farmhouse
    Located on a hillside 0.25km from Pont Kings; accessed via a long farm track leading E off a metalle
  • II Ty'r Ysgol
    Located to the E of a lane running N-S to Kings (Youth Hostel), leading S off the main road (A 493)
  • II Cabab Cader Idris
    Located to the E of a lane running N-S to Kings (Youth Hostel), leading S off the main road (A 493)
  • II Milepost
    Situated at the side of the road against a rubble wall 60m NE of the Pont Abergwynant.
  • II* Former Farmhouse at Cefn-yr-Own-Uchaf
    Located in the upland area 4km to the E of Arthog, approximately 0.2km N of the Ffordd Ddu; accessed

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