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,7,,Llandygai,Bangor,,LL57 4HU

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandygai, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.217 / 53°13'1"N

Longitude: -4.0996 / 4°5'58"W

OS Eastings: 259903

OS Northings: 370935

OS Grid: SH599709

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.16MG

Mapcode Global: WH548.0D2N

Entry Name: ,7,,Llandygai,Bangor,,LL57 4HU

Listing Date: 24 May 2000

Last Amended: 24 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23421

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Occupies prominent corner position at junction of main road running from western entrance to village towards the Church of St Tegai with lane running at right-angles to south to join parallel road; lo

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Llandygai (Llandyg√°i)

Community: Llandygai

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built in the 1840s as part of the 'model' village established by Edward Gordon Douglas-Pennant after he acquired the Penrhyn Estate in 1840.

Exterior

Single-storey Estate cottage in mild Picturesque style forming basic L-plan. Roughcast rubblestone; slate roof with overhanging verges and exposed purlin ends. Side to lane has projecting gable to right with 2-light 12-paned window; renewed 3-light window in original opening to centre of main range, which has prominent ridge stack to right with stone base and paired diagonal shafts with stepped capping. Entrance in gable end through 6-panel door under open lean-to porch. Lean-to addition at rear.

Interior

Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an essentially unaltered cottage occupying a prominent position in, and forming an integral part of, this important planned early Victorian estate village. One of the best-preserved such villages in this part of Wales from this period and notable for its distinctive picturesque architectural character.

Group value with Nos. 8 & 9 immediately to the north-east.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II ,8,,Llandygai,Bangor,,LL57 4HU
    Situated immediately to the north-east of No.7 on the road towards the church; low rubblestone wall to roadside largely concealed by privet hedge is breached by wide vehicular access to No.9.
  • II Rose Cottage
    Situated immediately to the north-east of No.7 on the road towards the church; low rubblestone wall to roadside largely concealed by privet hedge is breached by wide vehicular access.
  • II Arfon Cottage
    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 ,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 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 The Anchorage
    Situated in fairly extensive grounds immediately west of the main entrance to Neuadd Talgai; rubblestone walling to roadside with entrance on west; park wall to Penrhyn Park forms northern boundary.
  • 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 Gate piers, gates, walls and railings to churchyard
    Enclosing the churchyard of St Tegai's Church.

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