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Ysgwyfraith

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Machno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0486 / 53°2'55"N

Longitude: -3.7914 / 3°47'29"W

OS Eastings: 280010

OS Northings: 351653

OS Grid: SH800516

Mapcode National: GBR 64.CX3N

Mapcode Global: WH669.QMRQ

Entry Name: Ysgwyfraith

Listing Date: 17 July 1992

Last Amended: 17 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3577

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Above and to SE of B4406.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Machno

Community: Bro Machno

Locality: Penmachno Mill

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

C18 origins as single storey plus crog loft. Alterations in later C19 and C20. House now faces roughly W towards valley, formerly E side was main front.

Exterior

One and a half storey, three window house. Local random rubble, but higher quality dressed stone on E side (former front). Slate roof. Tall end stone chimneys, that to R more massive. Front wall runs up as three gabled dormers with late C19 type sash windows; dormers have late C19 type bargeboards. Entrance door beneath shallow gabled porch in rendered brick. Two windows to L of porch, one to R, all 2-light casements beneath deep stone lintels. Lean-to addition to L. Rear has single-storey outshot at L (south), formerly dairy, with former wheel pit to S. Small modern flat-topped dormer above outshot. E elevation has doorway with segmental head of thin voussoirs with drip mould over. To R of doorhead datestone 'RWM 1757'. To R of doorway two square windows under under simple stone lintels have modern casement glazing.

Interior

Ingle-nook fireplace to S end of house under deep cambered wooden lintel. Said to be further fireplace at N end concealed by modernisation.

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