A Grade II Listed Building in Dolbenmaen, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 52.9846 / 52°59'4"N
Longitude: -4.2002 / 4°12'0"W
OS Eastings: 252396
OS Northings: 345295
OS Grid: SH523452
Mapcode National: GBR 5M.J05H
Mapcode Global: WH55C.G74R
Entry Name: Bryn-wern
Listing Date: 30 March 1999
Last Amended: 30 March 1999
Source ID: 21561
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The house stands with its back to the W side of Cwm Pennant, near Moelfre.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Built as a house probably in the early-mid C19.
Built of local slate rubble, with rendered false quoins, and a slate roof. Two storeys, 3 bays. Central through hall plan and rear wing forming a 'T'. Central 4-panelled door, the upper panels glazed and plain rectangular overlight. 12-paned sash windows to the reception rooms either side, with 9-pane sashes to the first floor, all glazing bars slender, without horns. Gable stacks. The S re-entrant angle at the rear in infilled with domestic accommodation.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a well-preserved example of an early C19 dwelling.
Other nearby listed buildings
The bridge is in the centre section of the Cwm Pennant, and carries a road across the Afon Dwyfor to former slate quarries and copper workings at Moelfre.
Pont Llanfihangel (aka Pont Llan)
North of the Church of St Michael, the bridge carries the valley road across the Afon Dwyfor sharply at right angles crossing to the E bank.
The house stands on a bank beneath Graig Gyfyng, and above the flood plain of the Afon Dwyfor in the centre of Cwm Pennant.
Church of St Michael
The church lies in the central section of the valley, set within its large churchyard on the low lying valley floor. Within the churchyard there are a number of gravestones of the first half of the C
The farm is set on sloping ground on the E side of the wider, lower section of Cwm Pennant, and is reached from a straight road leading E, N of Brynkir.
Carthouse, Stable and Granary at Isallt-fawr
Issalt-fawr lies at the wider S end of Cwm Pennant, on the lower slope of Moel Issalt. The carthouse building stands in front and at right angles to the main S front of the farmhouse.
Cowhouse at Isallt-fawr
Issalt-fawr lies at the lower S end of Cwm Pennant, at the foot of the slope of Moel Issalt. The cowhouse stands some distance away to the SE of the farmhouse
The house stands on the W side of the Cwm Pennant, approaching the head of the valley.