NOTE: Cae Clyd means “Sheltered Field”. The old welsh word “Clyd” has the same derivation as used in the River Clyde in Scotland (“Sheltered River”).
Photographs from 1992
These photographs were kindly sent to me by the current owners who bought the property in 1992.
From the 1975 Auction Catalogue (Lot 25)
AN ATTRACTIVE BUT UNMODERNISED COTTAGE
with lovely views to Cader Idris and the Mawddach Estuary.
Situated on the south side of and nicely back from the Llanelltyd road and under half a mile from Dolgellau.
The Cottage, which faces south, is built of stone with a slate roof, and has beautiful Estate style chimneys. It contains the following accommodation:
ON THE GROUND FLOOR:
Porch entrance, with cold water tap. Sitting Room, 9ft. 10in. by 9ft. 6in. Kitchen, 15ft. by 14ft. 6in. plus bay, with tiled floor and exposed beams, open fire with boiler and oven, and an old bread oven in the wall. Dairy.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR:
Bedroom, 13ft. 6in. by 11ft. 6in., with exposed beams. Bedroom, 11ft. 9m. (max.) by 8ft. 3in.
OUTSIDE: Garden Shed attached. Separate W.C. Nice Garden.
SERVICES: Main water and electricity connected. Septic tank drainage.
Nearby are the stone and slate
including: Stable, Cart Shed (partly lofted), Garage and Store Shed (both stone and galvanised iron).
This Lot extends to about
This Lot is let to Mr. M. Griffith on a controlled tenancy at £26 per annum, Landlord responsible for structure.
Rateable Value: £58. (Tenant paying rates.)