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Bryn meirion

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanegryn, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6297 / 52°37'46"N

Longitude: -4.0657 / 4°3'56"W

OS Eastings: 260289

OS Northings: 305549

OS Grid: SH602055

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.7HLS

Mapcode Global: WH575.J55C

Entry Name: Bryn meirion

Listing Date: 26 July 2000

Last Amended: 26 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23767

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house, one of a pair, lies on the S side of the road out of Llanegryn village towards Peniarth.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Tywyn

Community: Llanegryn

Community: Llanegryn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

The pair of cottages comprising Bryn meirion and Maes-y-haf, were built by the Peniarth estate in c1870-90 probably for workers on the estate.

Exterior

Bryn meirion is the right hand member of the pair. Built of roughly course rubble with large rubble quoins, and a slate roof. One storey and attic, each cottage consists of a single bay containing a front and back room, accessed from the side via a timber door with a glazed panels. Cast iron lozenge pattern glazing to all windows, 3-light to the main front living room, 2-light above within a gable, and a similar window to the upper floor of the end gable. On the ground floor of the gable, a mullioned and transomed window with iron Gothic pattern glazing with small cusps. All windows have sawn slate lintels. Large yellow-brick stack with six shafts on the party wall. Later pebble-dashed extension to the rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved pair of late C19 estate cottages retaining characteristic Gothic detail.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Maes y Haf
    The house, one of a pair, lies on the S side of the road out of Llanegryn running towards Peniarth.
  • II Farm buildings associated with Trychiad Isaf
    The farm buildings are immediately to the N of Trychiad-isaf.
  • II Trychiad Isaf
    The house is one of a pair of farmhouses lying directly E of the chapels at the E end of the village. It is reached by a farm road running S off the main road from the village to Peniarth
  • II Capel Bethel, with vestry and front railed forecourt
    The chapel is at the E end of the village, connected to Capel Ebenezer by vestries forming a long facade.
  • II Trychiad Uchaf
    The farmhouse is one of a pair situated directly E of the chapels in the village, and is reached by a farm road running S off the road to Peniarth from the far end of the village.
  • II Capel Ebenezer, with vestry and front railed forecourt
    The chapel stands at the E end of the village facing the large paved area at the start of the road to Glanymorfa-uchaf. Unusually, it is attached by vestries to the Cavinistic Methodist Chapel.
  • II Rhine Cottage
    A pair of cottages, now one dwelling, standing at the E end of the village street, facing S over the bridge.
  • II Monument to Parch. Hugh Owen
    The monument stands in the forecourt in front of Capel Ebenezer.

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