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Tanysgafell

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandygai, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1809 / 53°10'51"N

Longitude: -4.0757 / 4°4'32"W

OS Eastings: 261384

OS Northings: 366874

OS Grid: SH613668

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.3LFC

Mapcode Global: WH54G.C9FT

Entry Name: Tanysgafell

Listing Date: 24 May 2000

Last Amended: 24 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23474

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the B 4409 between Braichmelyn and Tregarth, the cottages are slightly set back from the road and are well screened by vegetation to the front.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bethesda, Bangor

Community: Llandygai (Llandyg√°i)

Community: Llandygai

Locality: Tanysgafell

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built as part of a small planned group of 3 paired cottages for workers at the nearby Penrhyn Slate Quarry, the cottages are likely to have been built between 1840 and 1850 and as such are typical of Edward Douglas-Pennant's considerable efforts to improve the Penrhyn Estate, to which he had succeeded in 1840.

Interior

Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as essentially unaltered mid-C19 estate cottages of the simple 'vernacular revival' style particularly favoured by the Penrhyn Estate for its workers. These cottages are a particularly early example of the type and notable for being part of a tiny planned quarrymen's community.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Tanysgafell
    Situated on the B 4409 between Braichmelyn and Tregarth, the cottages are slightly set back from the road and are well screened by vegetation to the front.
  • II Tanysgafell
    Situated on the B 4409 between Braichmelyn and Tregarth, the cottages are slightly set back from the road and are well screened by vegetation to the front.
  • II Tanysgafell
    Situated on the B 4409 between Braichmelyn and Tregarth, the cottages are slightly set back from the road and are well screened by vegetation to the front.
  • II Fferm Tyn y Clwt
    Situated on west side of the B 4409 approximately 300m north of the cottages at Tanysgafell; rubblestone wall with hedge behind to roadside; altered and C20 farmbuildings above and beyond farmhouse.
  • II New Mill House
    Situated in roadside position on sharp bend of the B 4409; the house is screened from the road by a high slate slab wall with slab coping.
  • II* Eastern Slab Mill at Felin Fawr Slate Works
    Located in the centre of yard at the Felin Fawr Slate Works, which adjoin the former Penrhyn Slate Quarry Railway and the west bank of the Afon Galedffrwd.
  • II* Western Slab Mill at Felin Fawr Slate Works
    Situated on the western side of the Felin Fawr Slate Works, which adjoin the former Penrhyn Slate Quarry Railway and the west bank of the Afon Galedffrwd.
  • II* Water Wheel House between slab mills at Felin Fawr Slate Works
    Located between the slab mills at Felin Fawr Slate Works.

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