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Prichard Jones Institute Cottage Home (No. 1)

A Grade II Listed Building in Newborough, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.1658 / 53°9'56"N

Longitude: -4.3572 / 4°21'25"W

OS Eastings: 242518

OS Northings: 365785

OS Grid: SH425657

Mapcode National: GBR 5D.4J23

Mapcode Global: WH436.1PFC

Entry Name: Prichard Jones Institute Cottage Home (No. 1)

Listing Date: 19 October 1998

Last Amended: 19 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20555

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the NW side of Pen-dref Street, within the grounds to the front of Prichard Jones Institute, c650m NE of the Church of St. Peter in Newborough.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Rhosyr

Community: Rhosyr

Locality: Newborough

Built-Up Area: Newborough

Traditional County: Anglesey

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This cottage is one of a group of 6, one of the 3 on the left on the approach to the Institute, and the nearest of the three to the building. Simplified neo-Tudor style. Single storeyed, 2-window range, with advanced gabletted bay to one side, lean-to extensions to rear. Faced with local granite rubble with Ruabon stone dressings, side and rear elevations rendered, gabled dormer with timber facing. Hipped slate roof with tiled cresting (sawtooth to bay which has a hipped roof broken by decorative dormer gable with timber framing, over a canted bay window of 3-lights; windows are top-hung casements, front window of 4-panes, sides of 2-panes (presumably replacing original sashes). Four-panelled door in porch formed by the continuation of the main roof-slope, carried on corbelled brackets, recessed 4-light casement window alongside. Side and rear elevations also have casement windows, set in a way so as not to look out into the neighbouring cottage.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its importance as a component part of an exceptional community development of the early C20, which forms a remarkable endowment at Newborough. The cottage home is one of six which forms a group, with the adjacent Institute at its centrepiece.

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