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Walk 24 – Trawsfynydd, Nant Pasgan & Cwm Moch
September 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm£8.50
Max. Height: 1,286ft.
Leader – Bill Amison
Total Height Ascended: 1,636ft
From Trawsfynydd Lake to the northern end of the Rhinog ridge, visiting Nant Pasgan Mawr, possibly the finest Medieval House in Gwynedd, Listed at Grade II, as an important survival of an early Merionydd farmhouse, a rare example of the use of crucks combined with stone construction – important evidence for the transition from timber to stone building traditions in this region. In plan and layout as well as construction, the house appears to mark the transition from a medieval open hall tradition to that of the storeyed house, and represents an early stage in the emergence of a strongly regional post-medieval building tradition (the Snowdonia house). We then following an ancient track through the rugged valley of Cwm Moch
Meet at Dragon: 10:00