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Bryn Tirion

A Grade II Listed Building in Harlech, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.859 / 52°51'32"N

Longitude: -4.1065 / 4°6'23"W

OS Eastings: 258272

OS Northings: 331136

OS Grid: SH582311

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.RYS4

Mapcode Global: WH55Z.WDPK

Entry Name: Bryn Tirion

Listing Date: 21 June 2001

Last Amended: 21 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25507

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set against the hill slope at the junction between Pen Dref and a lane leading to Rehoboth chapel, in the centre of the town.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Harlech

Community: Harlech

Built-Up Area: Harlech

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Early Victorian vernacular cottage dated 1841; repaired and re-roofed with a town scheme grant, 1996-7.

Exterior

Small 2 storey cottage of local rubble construction partly on rock foundations; slate roof with rubble gable parapets and end chimneys with slate cornicing and weathercoursing. Symmetrical 2-window elevation with central entrance and modern door; boarded, with 6-pane glazed upper section. Small 4-pane casement windows, modern replacements. Above the door is a modern slate plaque inscribed: 'Bryn Tirion 1841.' A high rubble revettment wall adjoins the cottage to the L and and follows the curve of the lane for a short distance.

Interior

The interior was not accessible at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an unusual small, detatched mid-C19 cottage retaining good original external character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Capel Rehoboth
    On a commanding, elevated site on the eastern edge of Harlech with fine views over the town and castle; set within its own walled graveyard and accessed via a steep lane leading up from the Stryd Fawr
  • 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.
  • II Bier House at Capel Rehoboth
    Within the chapel's graveyard a short distance to the E of the chapel.
  • 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 The Plas
    On the street line, at the SW end of the main street.
  • II Spar
    On the street-line, adjoining Plas Cafe.
  • I Harlech Castle
    Imposingly sited in the centre of the town with dramatic views across Tremadog Bay and towards Snowdonia.

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