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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanberis, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1252 / 53°7'30"N

Longitude: -4.1343 / 4°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 257282

OS Northings: 360796

OS Grid: SH572607

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.7466

Mapcode Global: WH54M.GQH1

Entry Name: Ynys-wen

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21855

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the north-east side of the A 4086 approximately 0.5km north-west of Llanberis; set directly onto the pavement behind a snecked rubblestone wall with C20 iron railings to top.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanberis

Community: Llanberis

Locality: LLanberis

Built-Up Area: Llanberis

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Shown on the 1838 Tithe Map, the farmhouse is likely to have been built in the 1820s or '30s.


Farmhouse. 2-storey L-plan with rear range at right-angles to left, continued behind to form single-storey service range. Regularly coursed and dressed rubblestone blocks to front, more roughly coursed to sides and rear; slate roofs with rooflights. 4-window front; recessed 16-paned sashes throughout with slate lintels to first floor and stone lintels to ground floor, except 2 closely spaced 12-paned sashes to centre on first floor; 4-panel door in second bay from left; integral end stacks with slate drips, right pebbledashed. Rear range, also with integral end stack, has glazed door with overlight in C20 gabled porch; single-storey service range behind has large integral end stack with tall brick shaft.


Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a substantially unaltered early C19 farmhouse with polite features but exhibiting many of the characteristics of the local vernacular tradition; occupies a prominent roadside position.

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