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Harlech Pottery including Forecourt Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Harlech, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8576 / 52°51'27"N

Longitude: -4.1086 / 4°6'31"W

OS Eastings: 258124

OS Northings: 330982

OS Grid: SH581309

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.S4F9

Mapcode Global: WH55Z.VFPN

Entry Name: Harlech Pottery including Forecourt Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 21 June 2001

Last Amended: 21 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25504

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back at a slight angle to the street partly with low, railed forecourt walls.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Harlech

Community: Harlech

Built-Up Area: Harlech

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Storeyed end chimney house, probably late C18, with C19 and C20 alterations.

Exterior

Two-storey house and shop premises consisting of a 3-window main section, with a flush additional bay adjoining beyond a masonry break to the R. Of local rubble construction (formerly whitened), partly employing roughly squared and coursed blocks; continuous modern slate roof with tiled ridge and applied slate-slab gable copings. Squat end chimneys to the main section. The main house and shop section has a left-of- centre entrance with recessed part-glazed door; marginal glazing. To the L of this is a C20 canted wooden bay window with 20-pane front and 10-pane side glazing; slated roof. To the R of the entrance is a recessed 12-pane window, with 3 further, similar windows equally spaced to the first floor; modern sign board with scrolled iron bracket. The right-hand part of this main section is enclosed by advanced low rubble forecourt walls, with chamfered slate copings and simple spear-headed railings. The additional right-hand bay has an entrance with door as before.

Interior

The interior was not inspected at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a storeyed end chimney house, probably late C18, retaining good first-half C19 external character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Parish Church of St Tanwg
    Located within its own churchyard set back on a bend in the town's main street (Stryd Fawr).
  • II Spar
    On the street-line, adjoining Plas Cafe.
  • II The Plas
    On the street line, at the SW end of the main street.
  • II Crown Lodge
    Set back from the road within its own grounds with commanding views across the Morfa.
  • II Bryn Tirion
    Set against the hill slope at the junction between Pen Dref and a lane leading to Rehoboth chapel, in the centre of the town.
  • II Gweithdy Saer
    Set back slightly from the lane behind a short metalled forecourt.
  • II Ty'r Felin
    Set back slightly from the lane behind a narrow garden.
  • I Harlech Castle
    Imposingly sited in the centre of the town with dramatic views across Tremadog Bay and towards Snowdonia.

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