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Cottage on corner of Pentre Pella (including Foregardem Wall)

A Grade II Listed Building in Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3115 / 53°18'41"N

Longitude: -4.6629 / 4°39'46"W

OS Eastings: 222693

OS Northings: 382705

OS Grid: SH226827

Mapcode National: GBR GMVY.JVT

Mapcode Global: WH31B.B1T4

Entry Name: Cottage on corner of Pentre Pella (including Foregardem Wall)

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14756

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In settlement on lower slopes of Holyhead Mountain, above south stack road. On S corner of Pentre Pella, at R of row, facing SE.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Holyhead (Caergybi)

Community: Holyhead

Built-Up Area: Holyhead

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Early C19 cottage one of group built for quarry workers at nearby Breakwater quarry.

Exterior

Heavily rendered walls, chimneys, slurried roof. One and a half storeys, two windows. Small dormers across eaves decorated bargeboards (pinnacle remains to L), 4-pane windows. Central large gabled porch, windows to side, boarded entrancedoor; porch links to foregarden wall. Window to each side of porch, 3 small panes over 2 larger panes. Lower 2m of wall of gable end to R is deeper than above.

Reasons for Listing

Included as best preserved example of quarry worker's house in this interesting settlement.

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