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A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.0847 / 53°5'4"N

Longitude: -4.3117 / 4°18'42"W

OS Eastings: 245270

OS Northings: 356657

OS Grid: SH452566

Mapcode National: GBR 5G.9P2T

Mapcode Global: WH43L.RQ0L

Entry Name: Cae-halen-bach

Listing Date: 30 September 1999

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22415

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the end of a stone-walled grassy track running westwards through the garden of Cae-halen-mawr off the minor road running north from Llandwrog.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Shown on the 1840 Tithe Map, the cottage is likely to have been built as a smallholder's cottage in the early C19. The cottage is one of the earliest surviving buildings in the immediate vicinity of the mid-C19 planned estate village of Llandwrog.


Single-storey 2-room plan, aligned roughly north-south, with loft over right room. Limewashed roughly coursed rubblestone; graded slate roof. Front has 9-pane horned sashes with red ochre-painted frames and slate cills to either side of offset boarded door; integral end stacks with slate drips, left more substantial. Small C19 skylight just below ridge lighting crog-lofft above right room. Wash house set back to right gable end has fixed-light window to left of boarded door; catslide outshut to rear continues to back wall of cottage.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a particularly well-preserved early C19 smallholder's cottage built in the local vernacular tradition, also notable for its retention of a traditional colour scheme characteristic of the small cottages of the area.

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