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A Grade II Listed Building in Talysarn, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.0562 / 53°3'22"N

Longitude: -4.2562 / 4°15'22"W

OS Eastings: 248885

OS Northings: 353370

OS Grid: SH488533

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.CJL3

Mapcode Global: WH43T.LFGX

Entry Name: Weirglodd-newydd

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23756

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on track (Weirglodd-newydd) immediately above Talysarn.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Talysarn

Built-Up Area: Talysarn

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Shown on the 1840 Tithe Map, this pair of early C19 cottages was probably built as quarryworkers' cottages for one of the several slate quarries opening in the area at this time.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of a pair of purpose-built and well-preserved quarryworkers' cottages, built in the local vernacular tradition and forming a distinctive component in this important upland encroachment landscape.

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