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Latitude: 53.1809 / 53°10'51"N
Longitude: -4.0757 / 4°4'32"W
OS Eastings: 261384
OS Northings: 366874
OS Grid: SH613668
Mapcode National: GBR 5S.3LFC
Mapcode Global: WH54G.C9FT
Entry Name: Tanysgafell
Listing Date: 24 May 2000
Last Amended: 24 May 2000
Source ID: 23474
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated on the B 4409 between Braichmelyn and Tregarth, the cottages are slightly set back from the road and are well screened by vegetation to the front.
Town: Bethesda, Bangor
Community: Llandygai (Llandygái)
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Built as part of a small planned group of 3 paired cottages for workers at the nearby Penrhyn Slate Quarry, the cottages are likely to have been built between 1840 and 1850 and as such are typical of Edward Douglas-Pennant's considerable efforts to improve the Penrhyn Estate, to which he had succeeded in 1840.
Interior not inspected at time of Survey.
Included as essentially unaltered mid-C19 estate cottages of the simple 'vernacular revival' style particularly favoured by the Penrhyn Estate for its workers. These cottages are a particularly early example of the type and notable for being part of a tiny planned quarrymen's community.
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