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A Grade II Listed Building in Buan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9011 / 52°54'3"N

Longitude: -4.4942 / 4°29'38"W

OS Eastings: 232340

OS Northings: 336650

OS Grid: SH323366

Mapcode National: GBR 57.P6RH

Mapcode Global: WH44G.YB3T

Entry Name: Cefniwrch

Listing Date: 15 July 1998

Last Amended: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20126

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated down drive on E side of lane running S from A497, about 1.2 km S of Boduan church.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Buan

Community: Buan

Locality: Boduan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Later C18 or earlier C19 small holding of crog-lofft and agricultural buildings, marked on OS Drawings for 1816-19 and also recorded on the 1840 Tithe Map for Boduan parish as part of the Newborough Estate.


Small single-story croglofft cottage with attached agricultural range. Rubble stone, whitewashed to cottage, with roof of small graduated slates. Cottage has rendered end stacks, large and square stack to left. Small loft-light in roofslope to right. Double-fronted with stable-door to right of centre and 6-pane sash each side. Slab lintels. Rear C20 lean-to and lean-to on left end wall. Linear range of single-storey outbuildings downhill to right, 4 openings with C20 doors or windows.
Low stone walls attached to house, enclosing narrow front garden.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved example of a traditional small farmstead with croglofft cottage.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bryniau
    Situated down drive on W side of, and some 700m down, lane running SW from A497 opposite St Buan's C
  • II Church of St Buan
    Situated on the NW side of the A497 road, some 5.5 km NW of Pwllheli, in churchyard with continuous
  • II AA Telephone Box
    Situated on NE side of the A497, some 100m NW of Boduan church.
  • II Out-buildings at Home Farm, Plas Boduan
    N part of Plas Boduan Home Farm out-buildings, located some 120m SW of Boduan Hall and some 200m NW
  • II Bryntirion
    Situated on the SW side of A497, some 500m NW of St Buan's Church, Boduan.
  • II Plas Boduan
    Situated some 350m NE of the A 497 road and 350m NE of Boduan Church.
  • II Gallt-y-beren
    Situated some 100m N of the B4415 road, and some 700m NW of the village of Rhydyclafdy.
  • II Cefn Mine
    The house stands in its own grounds, and is approached by a driveway off the road running S from the

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