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Latitude: 52.9876 / 52°59'15"N
Longitude: -4.0964 / 4°5'47"W
OS Eastings: 259371
OS Northings: 345418
OS Grid: SH593454
Mapcode National: GBR 5R.HTML
Mapcode Global: WH55F.15MG
Entry Name: Dinas Ddu
Listing Date: 25 November 1998
Last Amended: 25 November 1998
Source ID: 20934
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Located towards the southern boundary of the community approximately 1km S of Pont Aberglaslyn; set back from the road and raised up against a hill slope, with revetted, ramped access.
Locality: Dinas Ddu
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Farmhouse with incorporated agricultural section and rear outshut; probably of early C19 date and as such representative of a plan-form typical at the time for the smaller farmstead.
Two-storey, 2-unit end chimney farmhouse with incorporated lofted stable to L. Of rubble construction, the house section with early C20 roughcast; continuous slate roof with slab-coped gable parapets and simple chimneys. Off-centre entrance to farmhouse section, with recessed boarded door. Flanking 4-pane late C19 sashes to ground and first floors with projecting slate sills; the openings all have raised plaster architraves in the usual regional manner. The stable section has 2 entrances, that to the L open and that to the R with boarded stable door; flush slate lintels. To the L is a blocked window and above the L entrance is a small sash, as before.
The house section has a lean-to brewhouse block, contemporary or near-contemporary, adjoining the R gable end. This has a squat chimney to the front and a central boarded door to the side; flanking C19 windows, 6-pane fixed to the L and a small 2-pane to the R. The stable gable has an external stone-stepped access to an upper boarded entrance. The rear has a contemporary catslide dairy extension, with a wheel pit addition to the R (waterwheel missing).
Plain early C20 interiors.
Listed for its special interest as a good example of a small early C19 farmhouse with outbuilding in line, retaining good external character and forming part of an intact farmstead group with the small detached farm courtyard.
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