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Ficardy

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandygai, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2156 / 53°12'56"N

Longitude: -4.1008 / 4°6'3"W

OS Eastings: 259816

OS Northings: 370786

OS Grid: SH598707

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.1DB2

Mapcode Global: WH547.ZFDQ

Entry Name: Ficardy

Listing Date: 24 May 2000

Last Amended: 24 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23367

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on west side of the old main street through the village (Telford's London to Holyhead turnpike road), which has now been by-passed by the new road to the west; low rubblestone wall in front wi

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Llandygai (Llandyg√°i)

Community: Llandygai

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built c1870 as the vicarage for Llandygai, replacing the building now known as The Old Vicarage nearby: Ficardy itself is now a private house.

Exterior

2-storey Gothic-style building typical of much of the high Victorian work on the Penrhyn Estate. Roughly coursed rubblestone with quoins and tooled ashlar dressings; slate roof with deep verges and carved purlin ends. Front elevation presents L-plan to road comprising projecting gable on left with flush 2-storey porch in angle with main range. Windows are all timber casements with glazing bars and wedge-shaped lintels made up of contrasting-coloured stone voussoirs; 3-light mullioned and transomed window to ground floor of main range with 2-light window in gabled dormer breaking eaves directly above. Another 2-light window to first floor of porch, which has recessed ribbed plank door in Tudor-arched surround on ground floor; gable to left has canted stone bay with slab roof on ground floor with mullioned and transomed window directly above. Integral end stack to right of main range with stone base and triple rebated brick shafts with moulded capping; similar axial stack behind ridge on left and 2 further rebated stacks to rear ranges.

Interior

Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a substantial and essentially unaltered high Victorian vicarage forming a significant and distinctive component within the important C19 planned Estate village of Llandygai.

Other nearby listed buildings

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  • II Bodeilian
    Located on roadside south of Grand Lodge entrance to Penrhyn Castle on west side of the old main street through the village, which has now been by-passed by the new road to the west; rubblestone wall
  • II Slate Direction Indicators
    Located in rubblestone boundary wall opposite Bodeilian and Lyric Cottage on north-east side of road leading from Llandygai towards Tal-y-bont.
  • II Lyric Cottage
    Located on roadside south of Grand Lodge entrance to Penrhyn Castle on west side of the old main street through the village, which has now been by-passed by the new road to the west; rubblestone wall
  • II ,22,,Llandygai,Bangor,,LL57 4HU
    Situated on southern of the 2 roughly parallel roads running through Llandygai at junction with lane linking it to the northern road; low rubblestone wall to front.
  • II Arfon Cottage
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  • II Tan-y-Bryn
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