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Latitude: 52.6102 / 52°36'36"N
Longitude: -4.0574 / 4°3'26"W
OS Eastings: 260787
OS Northings: 303365
OS Grid: SH607033
Mapcode National: GBR 8S.8RN3
Mapcode Global: WH575.NN3B
Entry Name: ,6,Ty'n-y-winllan,Bryn Crug,Tywyn,,LL36 9PF
Listing Date: 15 August 2000
Last Amended: 15 August 2000
Source ID: 23890
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Ty'n-y-winllan is a row of 6 terrace cottages on the S side of the road leaving Bryn Crug for Llanegryn. No 6 is at the W end, directly on to the road.
Locality: Bryn Crug
Built-Up Area: Bryncrug
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The house was built in the early-mid C19 as part of a terrace of small village houses. It later became the adult home of Mary Jones of Llanfihangel-y-pennant, the simple country girl who walked to Bala in 1800 to obtain a Welsh language bible, and who later became a symbol of the desire of ordinary folk for direct access to the sources of religious knowledge, a movement which resulted in the British and Foreign Bible Society. After her death in 1872 she was buried in the graveyard of Bethlehem Chapel, Bryn Crug.
The house is built of stone and roughcast, with smooth rendered pilasters and bands. Slate roof. Two storeys, 3 window bays, with a symmetrical front, extended to the right by a lean-to. Four-panelled door with raised mouldings. Sixteen-paned sash windows either side of the front door on the ground floor, and 12-paned above.
Included as a village house of strong C19 character, and particularly for its association as the adult home of Mary Jones.
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