Clynnog Fawr Lock-up




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Alternative Names   Clynnog Fawr Rheinws or Roundhouse

Nation   Wales

County   Caernarfonshire

Location   churchyard  Clynnog Fawr

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description: The main church Eglwys Beuno Sant Clynnog Fawr and Capel Beuno Eglwys Beuno Sant Clynnog Fawr are connected by this rough stone passage. It is known as Y Rheinws as it was in the past used as the village lock-up. The Welsh word Rheinws is an adaptation of the English Roundhouse.

Photo by: Photo © Alan Fryer (cc-by-sa/2.0)


    Roy's Blog, 'WALES. Lock-ups at Bagillt, Barmouth, Caernarfon, Clynnog Fawr and Hawarden.' (08 July 2013)



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