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No 15, Glan Dovey Terrace (N Side), Aberdyfi, (Formerly Listed As Pier Cafe),,,,,gwynedd,

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdovey, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5438 / 52°32'37"N

Longitude: -4.0457 / 4°2'44"W

OS Eastings: 261368

OS Northings: 295958

OS Grid: SN613959

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.DVXQ

Mapcode Global: VH4DS.TBK8

Entry Name: No 15, Glan Dovey Terrace (N Side), Aberdyfi, (Formerly Listed As Pier Cafe),,,,,gwynedd,

Listing Date: 30 March 1951

Last Amended: 14 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4635

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Facing car park, to NW of Outward Bound boatsheds.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Aberdovey (Aberdyfi)

Community: Aberdovey

Locality: Aberdyfi

Built-Up Area: Aberdovey

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Early C19 reflected pair of houses; ground floors converted to shops late C19/early C20.

Exterior

Stucco, slate roof, end chimneys. Three storeys plus attic; broad hipped dormer to each house.

On first and second floors, outer bays have 2-storey bow windows with central 6-pane sash flanked by narrow sash, hornless sash glazing; 3 elliptical panels below each window of L house. To centre, second floor has paired 9-pane hornless sash windows each with semi-elliptical moulded fan above and quatrefoil between; L window retains flanking colonnettes. Paired 12-pane hornless sash windows to first floor under semi-elliptical panel, L window retains flanking colonettes. Ground floor has, to centre, steps up to recessed porch (Doric columns), paired entrance doors, 6-panelled with rectangular overlight.
Ends each have later (early C20?) shopfront with door set back between large shop windows.

Reasons for Listing

Included as well-detailed example of early C19 improvements of Aberdyfi, following building of turnpike road of 1827.

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