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Latitude: 52.9954 / 52°59'43"N
Longitude: -3.9406 / 3°56'26"W
OS Eastings: 269850
OS Northings: 345993
OS Grid: SH698459
Mapcode National: GBR 5Y.H98D
Mapcode Global: WH559.FZR1
Entry Name: Former Vicarage
Listing Date: 1 February 1996
Last Amended: 1 February 1996
Source ID: 16851
Building Class: Domestic
Location: On the street line opposite St. David's Church and stepped-up from and adjoining Craigbach 3; set behind contemporary spearheaded railings.
Locality: Blaenau Ffestiniog
Built-Up Area: Blaenau Ffestiniog
Traditional County: Merionethshire
c1845 vicarage, built to serve St. David's Church; extended to R by 2 bays in the later C19.
2 storey house of snecked rubble under a slate roof with slightly oversailing eaves. The primary block is symmetrical and is of 3 bays. Central entrance with contemporary 6-panel door (upper 4 with modern glazing) and a 4-pane rectangular fanlight. Single-storey stone porch in front with plain chamfered opening and decorative iron gates. Slate-coped parapet and string-course; panelled ceiling and flat roof. Recessed 16-pane un-horned sash windows with returned slate labels. The 2-bay added section is flush and has 12-pane recessed and horned sashes with slate cills. End chimneys with weather-coursing and cornices to the primary block with a further, brick chimney, to the (extended) R gable end. Further windows as before to R gable with a recessed modern door to R. Slate-hung rear set against a steep spoil slope; further 12-pane windows and a modern part-glazed entrance.
The interior was not inspected at the time of survey (June 1995), though panelled doors and shutters are known to survive.
A mid-C19 vicarage retaining much character in a prominent location on the main street.
Group value with Craigbach 3 adjoining.
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