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House adjacent to Bryn y Dolywyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Maentwrog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9535 / 52°57'12"N

Longitude: -3.983 / 3°58'58"W

OS Eastings: 266877

OS Northings: 341408

OS Grid: SH668414

Mapcode National: GBR 5W.KYSB

Mapcode Global: WH55N.S1J3

Entry Name: House adjacent to Bryn y Dolywyd

Listing Date: 25 February 2005

Last Amended: 25 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84005

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Slightly set back from the N side of the narrow country road that runs along the N side of the Vale of Ffestiniog between the A487(T) and the B4391; ENE of Maentwrog.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Maentwrog

Community: Maentwrog

Locality: Vale of Ffestiniog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Mid to late C19 cottage, built on part of Glan yr afon, recorded in the tithe apportionment of the parish, 1840, as being owned by Richard Richards Humphreys Esq, Lord Tottenham and occupied by Thomas Lloyd, a farmer of close to 80 acres. Extended by the addition of a single storey wing to L (W) gable in C20 and appeared to under restoration at the time of the survey (July 2003).


Two storey farmhouse, built of mortared rubble masonry with large stones as quoins and lintels. Slate roof with slightly advanced eaves and slate hung verges; rectangular stone stack with capping at R (E) gable and external square stack to L. The principal elevation faces the road and river valley to S, with central boarded door and flanking 2-light timber casement windows. The wing to L probably replaces an earlier service wing and has smooth rendered elevations and modern timber casement windows.


The interior was not inspected at the time of the survey (June/July 2003).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a C19 farmhouse that retains traditional character and forms a group with the adjacent cottage orné at Bryn Doldwryd.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bryn y Dolwyryd
    Slightly set back and raised above the N side of the narrow country road that runs along the N side
  • II Bron Turnor Mawr
    Within private grounds set back from the NW side of the narrow country road that runs along the N si
  • II Coed-y-Bleiddiau
    In an isolated hillside location set within a walled enclosure on the north side of the Ffestiniog R
  • II Dduallt (also known as Plas y Dduallt)
    In an isolated rural location raised high above the N side of the narrow country road that runs alon
  • II Pont Maentwrog
    Roadbridge spanning the Afon Dwyryd, linking the A487(T) and the A496 to N of the village of Maentwr
  • II Milestone at Pont Maentwrog
    Set in the walling branching to SE off Pont Maentwrog. (A496)
  • II Tollgate Cottage aka Cerdwyd
    Located at the E side of the A496 at the N end of the village of Maentwrog; directly SE of Pont Maen
  • II The Old Rectory
    Set along the W side of Bull Street (A496) at the N end of the village of Maentwrog; located to NE o

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