A Grade II Listed Building in Mawddwy, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 52.7569 / 52°45'24"N
Longitude: -3.6282 / 3°37'41"W
OS Eastings: 290215
OS Northings: 318945
OS Grid: SH902189
Mapcode National: GBR 6C.Z75F
Mapcode Global: WH67R.7YJV
Entry Name: Tan-y-graean
Listing Date: 4 November 1999
Last Amended: 4 November 1999
Source ID: 22619
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The two cottages, Tan-y-graean and the adjoining cottage to the N are situated above and on the E side of the main road through the valley, opposite Ty-isaf, south of the centre of Llanymawddwy.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
One of a pair of cottages, probably built by the Estate of Sir William Roberts MD FRS of Bryn Hall who bought the Buckley Estate in 1876. The cottage was probably erected towards the end of the C19.
Tan-y-graean has the central entrance door enclosed in a gabled porch, with the door re-fixed to the outside. The gable end stack is rebuilt.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a well preserved pair of estate cottages in a simple vernacular style, representative of the improvements carried out by a benevolent estate in the later C19.
Other nearby listed buildings
The two cottages, Tan-y-graean and Pen-y-graean to the N are set above the main road through the valley, S of the centre of the village.
The building fronts the main N-S road through the valley on the E side, just S of the village centre of Llanymawddwy.
The house stands just beyond the SW side of the churchyard, fronting the main road running along the NW side of the Dyfi valley.
Church of St Tydecho
The church stands in a raised oval churchyard, by the road leading NE through the Cwm Dyfi, NE of Dinas Mawddwy.
Lloyd Chest Tomb at the Church of St Tydecho
The chest tomb stands in the angle between the porch and the S wall of the nave.
Farm building at Wern-gau
Wern-gau farm lies on the left bank of the upper Dyfi, above Llanymawddwy. The farm building stands across the farm access road, approximately 30m S of the S gable end of the house.
The farm is located on the SE side of the upper Dyfi valley, and is reached by a trackway from Pont-y-pumryd on the main valley road N of Llanymawddwy.
The house stands in its own grounds below the main road through the Dyfi valley, approximately 520m N of Llanymawddwy.