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Garreg Ganol

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfrothen, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9556 / 52°57'20"N

Longitude: -4.0639 / 4°3'50"W

OS Eastings: 261449

OS Northings: 341794

OS Grid: SH614417

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.KWV5

Mapcode Global: WH55F.KZ02

Entry Name: Garreg Ganol

Listing Date: 14 May 1998

Last Amended: 14 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19832

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the eastern side of Garreg village raised up on the eponymous hill and backing onto an unmetalled footpath; set behind low rubble garden walls.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Porthmadog

Community: Llanfrothen

Community: Llanfrothen

Locality: Garreg

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Low vernacular terrace of two cottages with shared central stable/byre bay; probably second-half C18. Later C19 alterations; the building is now one house.

Exterior

Long single-storey terrace of 2 paired, 2-window cottages with central shared bay; now one house. Of whitened rubble construction on boulder and rock foundations. Old slate roof, heavily-grouted and with pronounced undulation; irregular rubble gable parapet to rear pitch of L gable, slab-coping to front pitch. Squat end chimneys with weathercoursing and plain slate capping. 2 part-glazed modern doors, each with flanking windows; the outer ones are modern, the inner ones are 4-pane late C19 casements, their right-hand sections renewed with plain glazing. In the centre a further, similar window, originally an entrance. 3 boarded windows to the rear (at ground-level), and a further boarded window to the L (W) gable. A projecting fastening stone to the eastern gable apex suggests that the cottages were formerly thatched.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the special interest of its origins as a pair of C18 vernacular cottages.

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