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Y Bwthyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Brithdir and Llanfachreth, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8057 / 52°48'20"N

Longitude: -3.7355 / 3°44'7"W

OS Eastings: 283108

OS Northings: 324534

OS Grid: SH831245

Mapcode National: GBR 66.WC2T

Mapcode Global: WH67H.LQFZ

Entry Name: Y Bwthyn

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16046

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the road-side, close to the NE boundary of this community area.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth

Locality: Hywel Dda

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Small late C18/early C19 tollhouse built for the Vaughans of Nannau whose turnpike it served.

Exterior

One-and-a-half storied rubble building with old slate roof; rectangular plan, the road-facing gable with canted sides and half-hipped roof. Central stack with plain capping and weather-coursing. The road-facing side has a central, recessed slate tariff plaque with a 4-pane casement window above. Similar flanking windows to the ground floor, though that to L of 2 panes; further 4-pane windows to the sides. Later porch with boarded road-facing door to NE side and a flat-roofed dormer with windowas before beyond. Single-storey modern extension to the rear.

Reasons for Listing

A prominent late C18/early C19 toll house of interesting design.

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