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Cae-crin

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7891 / 52°47'20"N

Longitude: -4.7479 / 4°44'52"W

OS Eastings: 214797

OS Northings: 324824

OS Grid: SH147248

Mapcode National: GBR GPNB.7WF

Mapcode Global: WH33T.15C3

Entry Name: Cae-crin

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20046

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 1.7 km SSW of Capel Uwchmynydd, at end of lane and then down grassed track S of Bryn Caned.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Uwchmynydd

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Croglofft cottage, and attached farmbuilding forming a very small holding probably of the earlier C19, set on the headland overlooking Ynys Enlli. Not obviously marked on 1844 Tithe Map but a holding named Cae Crin is named in the schedule, owned by Daniel Roberts, occupied by John Evans, with 6 acres (2.4ha).

Exterior

Cottage, whitewashed rubble stone with grouted slate roof, coped gables and single squat square left end stack, whitewashed with dripstones and pyramid capping. Single-storey, part-lofted, double-fronted with facade offset to right. Two narrow 6-pane windows (panes of uneven size) flanking full-height ledged door. Outbuilding, probably former byre to left, C20 window breaking eaves. Rear has one small window left and added C20 lean-to to right continued behind byre.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good example of small croglofft cottage holding of the region, in exceptional landscape setting.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bryn Caned
    Situated some 1.4 km SSW of Capel Uwchmynydd at end of lane, continued as footpath to Cae Crin.
  • II Milestone
    Situated on S side of road, in bank opposite and slightly E of drive to Safn Pant.
  • II Cwrt
    Situated about 1.7 km WSW of Aberdaron, just N of car-park for Porth Meudwy.

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