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Latitude: 52.7604 / 52°45'37"N
Longitude: -3.9421 / 3°56'31"W
OS Eastings: 269043
OS Northings: 319855
OS Grid: SH690198
Mapcode National: GBR 5Y.Z2W7
Mapcode Global: WH56G.FW16
Entry Name: Maestryfer
Listing Date: 20 July 1995
Last Amended: 20 July 1995
Source ID: 16172
Building Class: Domestic
Location: At the NW extremity of Taicynhaeaf, on an elevated site above the Afon-Cwm-Mynach; accessed via a short track leading NW at a chapel off a metalled road running N from Taicynhaeaf.
Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Late C17 one-and-a-half storey house-and-byre complex, the byre section of which was rebuilt c. 1906.
Of whitened rubble with old slate roof, heavily grouted; stone coped gable parapets and end chimneys with capping and weather-coursing. Off-centre entrance (to R) with recessed boarded door. Flanking late C19 4-pane windows; 3 rubble gabled dormers to the upper floor with 6-pane casement windows. The byresection to the lower (L) end retains its kneelered gable parapet though the front-facing wall has been rebuilt. This has a part-glazed door and beyond, wooden, part-glazed garage doors; Further 4-pane window to the rear with projecting lintel and a catslide dormer to the R with window as before. C20 rear extension. There is a rough stone-flagged pavement to the front.
Interior: Large hall fireplace (to L) with chamfered bressummer; chamfered ceiling beams and a large partly rock-cut recess to the L of the fireplace. 3-bay upper cruck roof.
An early vernacular farmhouse retaining much of its historic character.
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