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Latitude: 53.201 / 53°12'3"N
Longitude: -3.8502 / 3°51'0"W
OS Eastings: 276506
OS Northings: 368696
OS Grid: SH765686
Mapcode National: GBR 62.276B
Mapcode Global: WH54C.TSQY
Entry Name: Former Farmhouse at Gwern Felin
Listing Date: 21 February 1996
Last Amended: 21 February 1996
Source ID: 17020
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located 0.5 Km from Tal-y-Bont W of the Conwy Road (B 5106); accessed via a farm track leading S from a lane running parallel with the Afon Dulyn.; set in its own part-cobbled farmyard, opposite a ru
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
C18 storied farmhouse with earlier origins. Evidence to the rear suggests that the building was originally a single-storey sub-Medieval dwelling, which was raised and altered in the second-half C18; attached byre and cart bay to lower (E) end. Of whitened rubble with boulder foundations and an old slate roof; plain, squat end chimneys. Near-centre entrance with recessed boarded door and projecting dripstone above; flanking window openings to both floors, those to first under the eaves. C19 4-pane casement to rear with boulder-built ground floor masonry evident. Single-storey pitched-roofed extension to S at rear, forming an 'L' with the main house; construction as before with boarded entrance and C20 window to E face. Stepped-down, and adjoining the farmhouse to the E, a contemporary or near-contemporary byre and cart bay. Large plain cart entrance to L and a standard entrance to R, with 2 boulder steps; part-stable door.
Slate-flagged floor to main hall with beamed ceiling; plain joists and beams. Boarded draft screen to R of entrance with shelving to rear. Large inglenook to R with flat bressummer and bracketed mantelshelf above. Plain C19 stair to L in hall, with stick balusters and boarded cupboard below. Beamed ceiling to parlour room as before. Flagged floor and slate shelving to rear (pantry) extension.
An C18 vernacular farmhouse with earlier origins. Group value with the agricultural range at Gwern Felin.
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