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Latitude: 53.1696 / 53°10'10"N
Longitude: -4.1257 / 4°7'32"W
OS Eastings: 258002
OS Northings: 365714
OS Grid: SH580657
Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.468F
Mapcode Global: WH54F.LLKJ
Entry Name: Cefn Braich
Listing Date: 4 November 1999
Last Amended: 4 November 1999
Source ID: 22640
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated at southern end of Rhiwlas at junction between main road running through settlement, track running south-west and another leading north-east to Carreg y Garth; low rubblestone wall with iron
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Not shown on the 1838 Tithe Map, Cefn Braich was probably built c1850. In 1889 it was a public house, The Coach and Horses.
2-storey, 3-bay front. Rendered rubblestone, roughcast to front with cement-rendered window surrounds; grouted graded slate roof. Front has 4-paned sashes with slate cills on each floor flanking central C20 boarded door with glazed top; integral end stacks with slate drips. Full-length asbestos-sheet roofed lean-to on rear.
Interior not accessible at time of Survey.
Included as a largely unaltered house built c1850 in the local vernacular tradition but displaying a number of polite features. The house is one of the larger buildings in Rhiwlas, pre-dating its later C19 expansion as a slate-quarrying village, by which time it was a public house.
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