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Ty Mawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0325 / 53°1'57"N

Longitude: -4.2698 / 4°16'11"W

OS Eastings: 247892

OS Northings: 350772

OS Grid: SH478507

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.DTHB

Mapcode Global: WH440.D10H

Entry Name: Ty Mawr

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23695

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approximately 250m north of Nebo, set back to the south of the road within original small field system.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Nebo

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Smallholder's cottage with attached cowhouse shown on the 1840 Tithe Map with its existing small field system already established by that date, the smallholding probably owes its existence to the dual economy of agriculture and the emerging slate quarrying industry in the early C19. Not in use at time of survey.

Exterior

Irregularly coursed rubblestone with traces of plaster still evident; graded slate roof. Single storey with integral end stack to right and another stack to left of centre at junction with later cowhouse. Cottage has central plank door with windows to either side, left with Victorian sash, right with joinery missing. Cowhouse has central entrance, door missing, and was roofless at time of survey.

Interior

Interior not inspected at time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included, notwithstanding its poor condition, as an unaltered smallholder's cottage and cowhouse within its original small field system. As such it is a good example of a characteristic local building type which forms a highly distinctive component in the upland settlement pattern of the area.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Maes Mawr
    Located in a low-land setting at the end of a track off Lon Ty Gwyn approximately 0.5km south-east of Llanllyfni.
  • II Dol-wenith
    Located in a low-land position on the eastern side of Lon ty Gwyn, a minor no-through road running eastwards from Llanllyfni.
  • II Former Cowhouse to Dol-wenith
    Situated immediately to the north of Dol-wenith.
  • II Pigsties at Dol-wenith
    Situated to the north-west of Dol-wenith.
  • II Eisteddfa-isaf
    Set back from the road within its own original field system close to the ruins of a former water mill.
  • II Ty Capel
    Located on the eastern side of the village street, from which it is set back, with the Independent Chapel it serves directly adjacent.
  • II Independent Chapel
    Located on the eastern side of the village street with the manse (Ty Capel) directly adjacent, the chapel is approached by a driveway flanked by low stone walls.
  • II Parc
    Set on south side of road within original small field system approximately 100m south-west of the Independent Chapel, Nasareth.

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