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Ty'n Twll

A Grade II Listed Building in Waunfawr, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.117 / 53°7'1"N

Longitude: -4.2131 / 4°12'47"W

OS Eastings: 251980

OS Northings: 360047

OS Grid: SH519600

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.7P1G

Mapcode Global: WH54L.8X09

Entry Name: Ty'n Twll

Listing Date: 21 July 1999

Last Amended: 21 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22035

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the west side of a track running north-eastwards off the west end of the road from Croesywaun to Groeslon.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Waunfawr

Community: Waunfawr

Locality: Croesywaun

Built-Up Area: Waunfawr

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Shown on the 1839 Tithe Map, the farmhouse and its attached cowhouse are likely to have been built in the early C19.

Exterior

2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with lower, long rectangular plan cowhouse attached to right gable end. Regularly coursed rubblestone blocks to farmhouse (rendered to right gable end), generally smaller and more roughly coursed to cowhouse; graded slate roof to farmhouse, corrugated iron to cowhouse. 3-window front to farmhouse, all 4-paned sashes with slate cills; 4-panel door under mid-C19 gabled trellised timber porch with fretwork decoration and slate roof; integral end stacks with slate drips. Rear wall has C20 windows to left on both floors and 9-paned sash to upper right. Cowhouse has boarded doors to left, centre and right, alternating with windows, plus blocked doorway between left and centre doors.

Interior

Interior of farmhouse not accessible at time of Survey but it appears to retain much of its original character. Cowhouse has A-frame trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved early C19 farmhouse and attached cowhouse, exhibiting some polite features but built within the vernacular tradition characteristic of the region.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Awel-y-mor
    Situated on the north side of a track running north-eastwards off the west end of the road from Croesywaun to Groeslon; low rubblestone boundary wall defines likely extent of original garden area.
  • II Milestone
    Situated on Ffordd Waenfawr (Waenfawr Road) immediately to the north-west of Croesywaun; set in a low rubblestone block field boundary wall.
  • II Ty Newydd
    Situated on its own among small pasture fields off the south side of a track running north-eastwards from the A 4085 to the north-west of Croesywaun; low rubblestone wall to front with decorated iron
  • II Capel Croesywaun
    Located on the main road running through Croesywaun with the Sunday School/Vestry adjacent; narrow forecourt has low rubble wall with slate coping, fleur-de-lys iron railings and decorated double gate
  • II Tegannedd, Ty Capel and Sunday School/Vestry
    Situated adjacent to Capel Croesywaun on the main road running through the settlement; fleur-de-lys iron railings on stone plinth to front gardens and in front of Sunday School; decorated iron gates a
  • II Ty-Hen
    Situated on the north-east side of the main road (A 4085) running through Waunfawr; attached to back wall of later house, which comprises the main part of the property known as Ty-Hen.
  • II War Memorial
    Situated on the north-east side of the main road (A 4085) running through Waunfawr a little to the south-east of the T-junction with the road leading to the village school.
  • II Cae Glas
    Former farmhouse and farm buildings occupying a prominent roadside position in a roughly rectangular rubble-walled field enclosure (partly replaced by a fence to south-west boundary) on south-west sid

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