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Enclosure walls at former pilots' cottages for Trwyn Du, or Black Point, Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangoed, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.3106 / 53°18'37"N

Longitude: -4.0415 / 4°2'29"W

OS Eastings: 264077

OS Northings: 381234

OS Grid: SH640812

Mapcode National: GBR 0Z64.TZ

Mapcode Global: WH53W.W1MW

Entry Name: Enclosure walls at former pilots' cottages for Trwyn Du, or Black Point, Lighthouse

Listing Date: 26 March 1999

Last Amended: 17 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21616

Building Class: Maritime

Location: The walls define a compound around the two former pilots' cottages close to the shore at Black Point, or Trwyn Du, Penmon.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Llangoed

Community: Llangoed

Locality: Trwyn Du

Traditional County: Anglesey

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The two cottages are dated 1839 and it is likely that the walls were constructed at the same time, to define the garden and allotment areas for the keepers' accommodation.


Coursed and squared rubble walling with raking copings marks out enclosures to front and rear of the cottages. On the seaward side, facing towards Puffin Island, the wall is embattled, and forms two low bastion towers.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with the cottages, the enclosure walls represent an important part of the whole group, since the allotments which accompanied the keepers' accomodation were a standard, and highly regarded provision. The bastion towers and embattling to the wall on the seaward side are of particular interest.

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