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Swch

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Machno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0097 / 53°0'34"N

Longitude: -3.8572 / 3°51'25"W

OS Eastings: 275490

OS Northings: 347434

OS Grid: SH754474

Mapcode National: GBR 61.GKHJ

Mapcode Global: WH55B.QMF1

Entry Name: Swch

Listing Date: 17 July 1992

Last Amended: 17 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5876

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On main road, facing roughly NE towards nearby Pont-y-Swch.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Machno

Community: Bro Machno

Locality: Cwm Penmachno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Mid C19; associated with adjacent quarries.

Exterior

Two-storey, three window house; L-shaped plan. Slate roof, rubble masonry, slate hanging to rear and R gable. Three rectangular chimneys rendered. First floor windows set at eaves each 12-pane sash. Door and ground floor windows under deep stone lintels with slate hoodmoulds; windows generally 16-pane sashes. Boarded door set between left and central windows.

At rear, projecting gabled wing with two first floor horned sash windows. On ground floor, central doorway with window to each side. Brick privy under lean-to slate roof. Small porch in angle between blocks covers further doorway.

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