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Latitude: 52.663 / 52°39'46"N
Longitude: -3.8635 / 3°51'48"W
OS Eastings: 274065
OS Northings: 308885
OS Grid: SH740088
Mapcode National: GBR 91.5CDP
Mapcode Global: WH572.MBF9
Entry Name: Gwynfa Bach
Listing Date: 6 December 1999
Last Amended: 6 December 1999
Source ID: 22733
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The row of 10 cottages lies at the foot of the hill and on a bank set back from the main road at the N end of the village.
Locality: Corris Uchaf
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Hillsborough Terrace is a terrace of speculatively built cottages, promoted by three companies, the Great Welsh Union Slate Co, 1857, the Union Slate Company, 1859, and the British Slate Company, 1860, and probably aimed at workers at Ty'n-y-berth Quarry.
Has a diagonally boarded panelled door and large inserted 12-paned windows with heavy glazing bars to the ground floor. The cottage is now amalgamated with No 3, which has a similar large window on the ground floor.
Included as an excellent example of good quality industrial workers cottages for workers in the slate industry, built at the high point of the success of the industry in the later C19. One of the best such terraces extant in this area.
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