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Graig Fach

A Grade II Listed Building in Barmouth, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7201 / 52°43'12"N

Longitude: -4.0501 / 4°3'0"W

OS Eastings: 261632

OS Northings: 315572

OS Grid: SH616155

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.1MFW

Mapcode Global: WH56L.RWLM

Entry Name: Graig Fach

Listing Date: 31 January 1995

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15451

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back slightly behind a metalled forecourt with an adjacent petrol station to the R.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Barmouth (Bermo)

Community: Barmouth

Built-Up Area: Barmouth

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

A terrace of 2 early C19 houses expressed as reflected units.

Exterior

Of coursed, rough-dressed stone with shallow-pitched modern slate roof. Plain eaves. Plain projecting end chimneys with weather coursing.

3 storeys, each with one window elevation. Recessed entrances with contemporary wooden doors and narrow diamond-latticed top-lights. Contemporary, slightly-recessed sash windows with projecting stone cills: those to first floors and ground floor R of 16 panes; those tosecond floor of 12. The left-hand house has a plain late C19 sash toits ground floor.

Interior

Largely unaltered this century; dog-leg stairs in both houses and slate floors to ground floor rooms. Plain simply moulded wooden fireplaces with later C19 ranges; 4-panelled Victorian doors.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a pair of largely unaltered houses in a prominent location.

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