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Floreat

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.644 / 52°38'38"N

Longitude: -3.9547 / 3°57'16"W

OS Eastings: 267845

OS Northings: 306935

OS Grid: SH678069

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.6DY6

Mapcode Global: WH571.7S2X

Entry Name: Floreat

Listing Date: 10 April 2000

Last Amended: 10 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23182

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Heol Tan-y-bryn is a development of two confronting terraces of houses running NE-SW, on the S side of Abergynolwyn.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Tywyn

Community: Llanfihangel-y-Pennant

Community: Llanfihangel-y-Pennant

Locality: Abergynolwyn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

The houses fronting Tan-y-bryn were designed by T H Connell for the Aberdovey Slate Co Ltd between 1865 and 1868. It consisted of a street of two facing rows of 22 houses also by T H Connell, the 12 on the N side containing a parlour, living room, kitchen and 3 bedrooms. On the S side 5 larger houses had four bedrooms, presumably the houses at the W end of the S side, and 6 were smaller with only two bedrooms. One other is to a different plan, presumably to incorporate a shop. All had back gardens. The quarry was sold in 1879, and closed in 1909, but was re-formed as the Abergynolwyn Slate and Slab Co Ltd in 1911, continuing production into the late 1920s.

Exterior

Modern painted 4 x fielded and panelled door.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a mid-later C19 planned development of high quality workers' dwellings for a specific local industry, retaining much of its original character and detail.

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