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Former House at Rhedyn Cochion (also known as Ffranc).

A Grade II Listed Building in Brithdir and Llanfachreth, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7701 / 52°46'12"N

Longitude: -3.8215 / 3°49'17"W

OS Eastings: 277211

OS Northings: 320717

OS Grid: SH772207

Mapcode National: GBR 63.YG6D

Mapcode Global: WH67N.8MHS

Entry Name: Former House at Rhedyn Cochion (also known as Ffranc).

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16060

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located approximately 0.5Km NE of the Pont Newydd, N of the Afon Wnion and the A 494 Dolgellau-Bala road; accessed via a lane running roughly W from the Llyn-Pwll-y-Gele ultimately up to Blaenau local

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth

Locality: Ty Cerrig

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Late C17 single-storey rubble farmhouse partly built on rock and with old, undulating slate roof; large, projecting gabled end stack to the E with plain capping and weather-coursing. The S (entrance) side has a plain C19 cart entrance to the L with a boarded door to R and an unglazed window beyond. The N side has aboarded door (formerly a window) to the L and 2 blocked windows to R. Later buttressing to W gable end.


4-bay with a modern dividing wall separating off the chimney bay; pegged collar trusses, flagged floor. Fireplace with bressummer beyond wall.

Reasons for Listing

A C17 vernacular farmhouse with projecting end stack, a relatively scarce regional feature.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Ty Cerrig
    Situated on a slight rise approximately 1km N of Pont Newydd; accessed via a farm track leading from
  • II Bont Newydd
    Spanning the Afon Wnion; approximately 1km N of Brithdir. At the northern end is the T-junction wit
  • II Dol-Ganedd
    Located 1km N of Brithdir village and 250m SE of the Bont Newydd. Accessed via a farm track leading
  • II Barn Range to the SE of Dol-Gamedd
    Diagonally opposite Dol-Gamedd farmhouse .
  • II Tan-y-Foel
    Located approximately 1.5km SE of Llanfachreth village on a commanding site. Accessed via a farm tr
  • II Byre (former Primary House) at Bronwian
    Located immediately to the SE of the house at Bronwian and built into a slight rise to the S.
  • II Fronwian
    Located approximately 1km NE of St. Mark's church; at the end of a long farm track leading W off the
  • II Bryn Teg
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