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Sarn Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodorgan, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.1932 / 53°11'35"N

Longitude: -4.4167 / 4°25'0"W

OS Eastings: 238645

OS Northings: 368962

OS Grid: SH386689

Mapcode National: GBR 5B.2TV4

Mapcode Global: WH42Z.4Z2X

Entry Name: Sarn Lodge

Listing Date: 3 September 1998

Last Amended: 3 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20406

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the SE side of the junction of the A4080 with the road leading down to the Bodorgan estate; c. 1.65km N of the main house at Bodorgan.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Bodorgan

Community: Bodorgan

Locality: Llangadwaladr

Traditional County: Anglesey

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Mid C19; the lodge is first documented in the Parish Census returns for 1861 and serves as an outlying lodge to the Bodorgan estate. Bodorgan was one of a number of townships from which the Bishop of Bangor derived his income, and is first recorded in 1306. The estate forms the Anglesey seat of the Meyrick family, whose ancestors were tenants of the estate from late C14 (the family surname first documented in 1537); and by late C19 was the largest estate on the island.


Single-storey, L-plan estate lodge; comprising paired gabled wings to NW and SW, and entry across the angle. Built of rubble masonry with dressed gritstone quoins and bevelled coping to plinth. Roofs of hexagonal slates with axial ridge stack offset to E of NW wing; 3 tall, diagonally set brick stacks with capping, on a rectangular base. Entry is through a doorway set in the angle, under a timber canopy supported on paired, slender piers. Windows are slightly recessed 2 and 4-pane sashes with slate sills, canted bay windows in NW gables mark the principal rooms; window at SW with shallow segmental voussoir head.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a purpose-built C19 estate lodge, a characteristically simple design, one of a series of similarly detailed estate buildings constructed at this time.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Melin Hermon
    Set back from the N side of the A4080 at Hermon, c. 700m SE of the church of St. Cadwaladr in Llangadwaladr.
  • II Churchyard gate to Church of St. Cadwaladr
    Set at the W end of the S wall of the enclosed rectangular churchyard of the church of St. Cadwaladr; set back from the N side of the A4080 in Llangadwaladr.
  • I Church of St.Cadwaladr
    Located within an enclosed rectangular churchyard (now extended to the SE); set back from the N side of the A4080 in the hamlet of Llangadwaladr.
  • II Church of St. Cadwaladr, Meyrick memorial
    The memorial is located in the churchyard directly NW of the N chapel of the church of St. Cadwaladr in Llangadwaladr.
  • II Old Rectory
    Slightly set back from the N side of the A4080 in Llangadwaladr; the rectory lies c. 50m S of the church of St. Cadwaladr.
  • II Old School
    Set back from the SW side of the A4080, directly opposite the junction with the B4422 to Bethel; lies c. 100m W of the church of St. Cadwaladr.
  • II Front lodge gates at Bodorgan
    Set at the W side of the main (N) approach to the Bodorgan estate; c. 1km N of the main house.
  • II Front Lodge at Bodorgan
    Set at the W side of the main (N) approach to the Bodorgan estate; c. 1km N of the main house.

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