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,17 Sgwar y Farchnad (High Street),Tremadog,,

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthmadog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.94 / 52°56'23"N

Longitude: -4.1408 / 4°8'27"W

OS Eastings: 256229

OS Northings: 340208

OS Grid: SH562402

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.LW1K

Mapcode Global: WH55L.CCDH

Entry Name: ,17 Sgwar y Farchnad (High Street),Tremadog,,

Listing Date: 30 March 1951

Last Amended: 26 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85319

Location: One of a pair of houses fronting the street to the E of Market Square.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Locality: Tremadog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Tremadog was the creation of William Madocks (1773-1828), the first phase of which was built in the first decade of the C19 century. Nos 15-17 High Street were built in the mid C19 and are shown on the 1871 Tremadog estate plan and 1888 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

Belongs to a group of 15-17 High Street, Tremadog.

A pair of 2-storey double-fronted houses, of large blocks of local quarried stone laid in regular courses, renewed slate roof with added skylights, and stone stacks to the centre and L. No 15 has a central half-glazed door and top-hung windows replaced in original openings. No 17 has a replacement half-glazed door and 2-pane sash windows in original openings. Both have a blind central window in the upper storey.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of a pair of houses, notable for its distinctive use of local stone, retaining definite C19 regional character and for its contribution to the historical integrity of Tremadog.

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