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Nant-y-Gwyrddail Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7106 / 52°42'38"N

Longitude: -3.9673 / 3°58'2"W

OS Eastings: 267193

OS Northings: 314359

OS Grid: SH671143

Mapcode National: GBR 8X.29TV

Mapcode Global: WH56V.143C

Entry Name: Nant-y-Gwyrddail Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15610

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located prominently on the slope of a hill in the upland area 3KmE of Arthog village and 200m NW of the Fford Ddu; reached via a farm track leading NW from the road.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Nant-y-Gwyrddail

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

L-shaped, one-and-a-half-storey farmhouse; late C17, altered C18 and late C19. Constructed of large rubble blocks with slate roof and tiled ridge; squat end chimneys with capping and weather coursing. Off-centre entrance (to R) with modern half-glazed door. To the L a small square window; to the L of this and to the R of the door, slightly recessed 6-pane C19 sash windows. Similar, though smaller windows to upper floor, slightly breaking the eaves and contained within gabled dormers with slate bargeboards. Modern windows to rear, that to L contained within original (3-light) embrasure; slightly projecting lintel. Near-contempoary rear wing, extended late C19 (not shown on 1872 estate map); Modern garage doors to L with 16-pane flush casement above with 6-pane to L and modern window below.

Interior

Original hall to L and parlour to R of present (altered) central bay. This with part-enclosed stair; deeply stopped-chamfered transverse beams to ceiling. C18 6-panel door to parlour and crude, C18 balustraded stair landing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a C17 vernacular upland farmhouse retaining some good interiors and C19 fenestration.

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