Historic Landscape Characterisation

Caernarfon/Nantlle – Area 35 Gwyrfai valley PRN 15734


The view demonstrates the flat, waterlogged nature of the valley bottom. This view, which looks north-east, shows the Welsh Highland Railway under reconstruction.



Historical background

A low-lying area alongside the Afon Gwyrfai, formerly a part of Treflan medieval township.


Key historic landscape characteristics

Waterlogged area with drains, railway

A small area lying either side the Afon Gwyrfai, east of the present main road, which stretches up to improved farm pasture on the eastern side and which is largely waterlogged. There are no buildings, but the area is crossed by the Welsh Highland Railway which is currently (2001) being reinstated.


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