Historic Landscape Characterisation

Arfon - Area 34 Abergwyngregyn

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Historic background

A village at the seaward end of an enclosed valley associated with one of the Medieval princes’ llysoedd and its manor. Most of the present dwellings are no earlier than the nineteenth century, and were constructed either by the Bulkeley estate or by their successors, the Penrhyn estate. The mwd dominates the village, both visually and historically.

Key historic landscape characteristics

Medieval motte, estate village

The distinctive form of cottage architecture, vernacular in inspiration but showing the influence of the polite, is apparent here, dating from when the village was in the ownership first of the Bulkeley and then of the Penrhyn estates.




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