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DUGOED FARMHOUSE

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NPRN 26415

Map Reference SH85SW

Grid Reference SH80625218

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Bro Machno

Type of Site FARMHOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Post Medieval, Medieval

Site Description Circa 1600, 3 storey slated, added porch. Int. beams, joists, fireplace etc. Caernarvonshire Inventory I.

ADDITIONAL: Tree-ring dating suggests that Dugoed is a remodelled hall-house with added parlour wing. Dating and site description reported in Vernacular Architecture 42 (2011):

x. PENMACHNO, Dugoed (SH 8062 5218)
(a) South Range Felling dates: Winter 1515/16 and Winter 1516/17
(b) North wing Felling date: Spring 1594
(a) Longitudinal beam 1516(24C); Transverse beam 1515(39C). (b) Purlins 1593(64¼C), 1545(H/S); Principal rafter 1551(H/S); Transverse beam (0/1). Site Master 1397-1593 DUGOED (t = 7.2 GWRNFYDA; 6.5 PLASMWR2; 6.4 ALCASTON).
A down-slope two-unit Snowdonian house with cross-passage and projecting end chimney. The projecting end chimney and absence of a mural stair can be features of early Snowdonian houses. However the early sixteenth-century dates obtained from two beams suggest that it is a modified hall-house rather than a new-built storeyed house. A parlour wing added on the N side has a mural stair and was dated to the late sixteenth century. Plan and description in RCAHMW, Caernarvonshire Inventory, Volume I: East (1956), pp. 174. Dating commissioned by The National Trust Wales in association with NWWDP and RCAHMW. ( R.F.SUGGETT/RCAHMW/July 2011)

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