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Ffynnon Trwyn'r nant

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedrog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8581 / 52°51'29"N

Longitude: -4.4884 / 4°29'18"W

OS Eastings: 232563

OS Northings: 331854

OS Grid: SH325318

Mapcode National: GBR 57.RVJQ

Mapcode Global: WH44P.0FY8

Entry Name: Ffynnon Trwyn'r nant

Listing Date: 8 March 1999

Last Amended: 8 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21432

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: The well is in a small defile running up from the main Abersoch road, c200m W of the centre of Llanbedrog.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanbedrog

Community: Llanbedrog

Built-Up Area: Llanbedrog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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The well is of natural origin, the access to the waters reorganised in 1877.


A rectangular enclosure formed by cast iron railings, the base set in concrete, with an opening on the longer W side, leading to four steps down, turning N to a further flight of 4 steps to the square lower area. At this point the upwelling of the water is contained in a low arched recess in the W wall. On the outer side, a plaque reads C DAN....GYNLLUN CREU GWAI.... Y CYNGON YN YSTOD 1877.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an interesting historic item of the area, and probably a holy well of great antiquity, now enclosed by robust C19 cast iron railings.

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