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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedr, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.832 / 52°49'55"N

Longitude: -4.0685 / 4°4'6"W

OS Eastings: 260743

OS Northings: 328060

OS Grid: SH607280

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.TN5T

Mapcode Global: WH566.G2VQ

Entry Name: Penybont

Listing Date: 29 October 2003

Last Amended: 29 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82008

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the E side of the country road running along the Afon Artro Valley to Cwm Bychan; c1.5m NE of Pentre Gwynfryn.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanbedr

Community: Llanbedr

Locality: Afon Artro Valley

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Probably C18 house, recorded in the tithe apportionment of the parish, 1841, as owned by R A Poole (part of the Cae Nest Estate) and occupied by William Davies. There was no land attached to the property, the small hamlet of Penybont was inhabited by several craftsmen, particularly leatherworkers, in the C19.


Two storey house built of coursed rubble masonry including long stones as quoins and lintels. Roof of small slates with stone copings and stone gable stacks with dripstones and capping. The principal elevation faces the road to the W, a 3-window range with openings offset to R (S). The doorway has a 4-paned casement to L and an enlarged opening to R which now houses a glazed door; 1st floor windows are small casements set directly under the eaves. There is a blocked ground floor window in the S gable.


The interior could not be inspected at the time of the survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed, notwithstanding some minor alterations, as a good rural house which retains a good traditional character.

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