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Y Bwythyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9712 / 52°58'16"N

Longitude: -3.2268 / 3°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 317712

OS Northings: 342238

OS Grid: SJ177422

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.JW4B

Mapcode Global: WH783.DLP3

Plus Code: 9C4RXQCF+F7

Entry Name: Y Bwythyn

Listing Date: 3 July 1975

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1294

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the S side of the A5, 2km E of Glyndyfrdwy.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Locality: Glyndyfrdwy

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Built as a toll-house for the Holyhead Road Turnpike, which was initiated in 1815 and largely completed by 1830.

Exterior

Rough random rubble with freestone dressings, the roof re-covered with diagonally laid tiles; axial stack. Single storeyed, 3-bay plan, with canted central bay housing entrance flanked by windows (renewed in original openings, with flat arched heads). Outer bays also have renewed windows.

Reasons for Listing

An example of the standard toll-house design for the Holyhead Road Turnpike, which has retained much of its character in spite of some alterations, and which forms a group with the former weigh-house on the opposite side of the road.

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