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Stone needle 500m SW of Plas Penrhyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9187 / 52°55'7"N

Longitude: -4.1001 / 4°6'0"W

OS Eastings: 258897

OS Northings: 337763

OS Grid: SH588377

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.N0J8

Mapcode Global: WH55L.ZWQT

Entry Name: Stone needle 500m SW of Plas Penrhyn

Listing Date: 23 August 2002

Last Amended: 23 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26883

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: In a field on an elevated site some 500m SW of Plas Penrhyn, with commanding views across the Traeth Mawr.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Penrhyndeudraeth

Community: Penrhyndeudraeth

Locality: Minffordd

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Apparently built as an eyecatcher to serve Plas Penrhyn, probably at the time of the latter's remodelling for the industrialist Samuel Holland c1830.

Exterior

Narrow stone needle of obelisk type, approximately 3m in height; a single piece of slatestone.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a second-quarter C19 eye-catcher.

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