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Latitude: 53.2226 / 53°13'21"N
Longitude: -4.0572 / 4°3'25"W
OS Eastings: 262752
OS Northings: 371484
OS Grid: SH627714
Mapcode National: GBR 5S.0YR2
Mapcode Global: WH548.N869
Entry Name: Tan-yr-allt Cottages
Listing Date: 9 March 2000
Last Amended: 9 March 2000
Source ID: 22935
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located on the south-east side of the former Bangor-Conwy road (now superseded by the A 55 running parallel to the north-west) between Tan-y-lon and Tai'r-meibion; remains of low rubblestone wall to f
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Built for farm labourers on one of the nearby Penrhyn Estate farms, the cottages are likely to have been constructed c1850. As such they are typical of Edward Douglas-Pennant's considerable efforts to improve the estate, to which he had succeeded in 1840.
Interior not inspected at time of Survey.
Included as one of a pair of essentially unaltered mid-C19 estate cottages of the simple 'vernacular revival' style particularly favoured by the Penrhyn Estate for its workers, both in the slate quarries and elsewhere. These cottages are absolutely characteristic of their type.
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