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Latitude: 53.2822 / 53°16'55"N
Longitude: -3.8289 / 3°49'44"W
OS Eastings: 278159
OS Northings: 377695
OS Grid: SH781776
Mapcode National: GBR 1ZPH.V4
Mapcode Global: WH654.4RYP
Entry Name: Swan Cottage
Listing Date: 8 October 1981
Last Amended: 5 May 2006
Source ID: 87461
Location: One of a pair of houses fronting the street, almost opposite Chapel Street.
Locality: Walled town
Built-Up Area: Conwy
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
One of a pair of C18 houses with possible earlier origins. The upper storey was added in the late C18.
A Georgian 3-storey 2-window house, one of a near reflected pair, with pebble-dashed front, slate roof with skylight to the R and pebble-dashed stack to the L. On the R side is a replacement half-glazed door under a bracketed gabled canopy. All windows are lately renewed in earlier openings. To the L of the entrance is a small-pane fixed window. Above are 4-pane horned sash windows, of which the upper-storey window is centrally placed beneath a gable with barge boards.
In the L gable end is a small window on the L side of the middle storey. The rear has a 2-storey added gabled wing to the L side, added conservatory on the R side, replacement window upper L and 2 added skylights.
Originally a double-depth plan. The ground-floor front room retains a fireplace with large stone lintel.
Listed as a rare surviving pre-C19 house near the town centre, retaining Georgian character, and for group value within the historical townscape.
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