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Y Pisgotwr (The Fisherman)

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthmadog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9266 / 52°55'35"N

Longitude: -4.1306 / 4°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 256875

OS Northings: 338696

OS Grid: SH568386

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.MR2P

Mapcode Global: WH55L.JP8T

Entry Name: Y Pisgotwr (The Fisherman)

Listing Date: 26 September 2005

Last Amended: 26 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85297

Location: On the corner of High Street and Snowdon Street.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Built-Up Area: Porthmadog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Nos 1-3 Snowdon Street were built in the mid C19 and shown on the 1871 Tremadog estate survey and 1888 Ordnance Survey.


Belongs to a group of 1-3 Snowdon Street.

A 3-storey range of large blocks of roughly dressed slate-stone, painted white in the middle and upper storeys, under a slate roof, which is hipped to the splayed corner; blocking course to corner and the High Street elevation. No 1 is a shop and house, the lower storey of which has a continuous boarded fascia and deep bracketed cornice. Its entrance is in the splayed corner, which has replacement glazed doors, above which the wall is faced in white glazed tiles and a large painted sign. In the single-window High Street elevation is a replacement shop window in an earlier opening, 4-pane horned sash window in the middle storey, and in the upper storey a round-headed 4-pane sash window under a gable. In the 3-window Snowdon Street elevation are 12-pane hornless sash windows in the middle storey and similar 9-pane windows in the upper storey. The lower storey has original openings: a replacement half-glazed door and overlight, a window to its L and shop window to its R, both replacements.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special architectural interest as a prominently sited pair of shops and houses in the town centre retaining definite C19 character and original detail.

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