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Tan-y-fron

A Grade II Listed Building in Buan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9184 / 52°55'6"N

Longitude: -4.5166 / 4°30'59"W

OS Eastings: 230899

OS Northings: 338624

OS Grid: SH308386

Mapcode National: GBR 56.N19T

Mapcode Global: WH448.LXG3

Entry Name: Tan-y-fron

Listing Date: 15 July 1998

Last Amended: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20122

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the NE side of the A497, about 350m W of junction with B4354.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Buan

Community: Buan

Locality: Boduan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Part of row of three 2-storey, 2-window estate cottages built c1840 by the Newborough Estate at Boduan, as shown on title deeds. No 1 is the former Nos 1 and 2, now linked internally to form a single dwelling. As built Nos 2 and 3 were a mirrored pair with adjacent doors, no 1 was attached at E end.

Exterior

Two cottages, now one, but part of row of three. Rubble granite walls, large stone lintels and small-slated roof. Two-storey, two-window elevations of 12-pane hornless sashes with ledged doors and overlights (6-pane overlight on right cottage). Right end pebbledashed stacks each with two yellow clay crested pots. One cottage has stone outshut to rear.

Interior

Two single unit plan cottages. Cottage No 1 - cast-iron range in rear outshut. Cottage No 2 has small boarded partition to right of entry with stick-baluster stair ahead. Open-beamed ceilings. Main room has cast-iron range on inner wall marked 'W Davies Pwllheli'. High mantel-shelf and side cupboards.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a well preserved row of late Georgian style estate cottages. Group value with No 3 adjacent and also with Croglofft Cottage, Tan-y-fron.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Tan-y-fron
    Situated on NE side of the A497, some 350m W of junction with B4354, and attached to No 1 Tan-y-fron
  • II Milestone
    Located on the NE side of the A497, near Nos 1-3 Tan-y-fron, and 400m W of junction with B4354.
  • II The Cock-loft
    Located on the NE side of the A497, some 380m W of junction with B4354, and just W of 1-3 Tan-y-Fron
  • II Nant Farm
    Situated just S of junction of A 497 with B4354, reached via drive off lane running S just E of junc
  • II S Farmyard Range at Nant Farm
    The lower range of the L-plan group enclosing 2 sides of the farmyard at Nant Farm which lies just S
  • II E Farmyard Range including water-wheel at Nant Farm
    Situated immediately S of, and attached to, Nant Farmhouse, located some 160m S of the junction of t
  • II* Penhyddgan
    Situated some 2 km E of Ceidio church and approached by drive running SW from the A497 NW of Boduan.
  • II Bryntirion
    Situated on the SW side of A497, some 500m NW of St Buan's Church, Boduan.

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