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Latitude: 52.7568 / 52°45'24"N
Longitude: -3.8666 / 3°51'59"W
OS Eastings: 274127
OS Northings: 319320
OS Grid: SH741193
Mapcode National: GBR 61.Z97N
Mapcode Global: WH56H.KYZY
Entry Name: Garth-Bleiddyn
Listing Date: 20 July 1995
Last Amended: 20 July 1995
Source ID: 16166
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated 2.5 Km NE of Dolgellau at the eastern extremity of Llanelltyd community. Immediately to the S of a metalled lane leading from Llanelltyd bridge ultimately to Llanfachreth; accessed via a shor
Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)
Locality: Cymmer Castle
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Late C17/early C18 single-storey farmhouse raised and altered 1831 as part of the estate improvements carried out for Sir Robert Williames Vaughan of Nannau, Bart.
Rubble construction under a slate roof; off-set C19 chimney to L on square base and with plain cornice. Further, square chimney to rear gable. Near-symmetrical front with massive C19 central porch. This is of rubble with timber-framed upper, gabled section and bears the date 1831 and the initial V (for Vaughan) in raised wooden letters; boarded background and plain bargeboards, the whole giving a pedimental effect. c.1900 4-panewindows to the L of the porch and to three rubble gabled dormers; 2-pane modern window to the R of the porch. To the R a surviving wall of the contemporary byre section, taken down in the 1950s. To the L and both set back and stepped-down, an adjoining C19 wash-house (?) range with hipped slate roof and truncated brick chimney to L; boarded door to R. Beyond this a further, cart-house and storage block, again stepped-down and with roof hipped to the L. Boarded door and former cart opening to L. To the rear, a wide gable with chimney; 4-pane window, the remainde rmodern.
Beamed ceiling to former hall (ground floor L) with plain chamfered joists and main beam.
A vernacular farmhouse with special interest for its well-preserved C19 Nannau estate character.
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