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Latitude: 52.7201 / 52°43'12"N
Longitude: -4.0509 / 4°3'3"W
OS Eastings: 261572
OS Northings: 315576
OS Grid: SH615155
Mapcode National: GBR 8T.1M78
Mapcode Global: WH56L.RW5L
Entry Name: Quay Cottage
Listing Date: 31 January 1995
Last Amended: 31 January 1995
Source ID: 15453
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Set back from the street line behind dwarf rubble forecourt walls with simple central gate. The cottage is partly overlapped to the L by a late C19 gabled shop building.
Community: Barmouth (Bermo)
Built-Up Area: Barmouth
Traditional County: Merionethshire
A late C17/early C18 2 storey 3 window cottage, altered in the early and late C19.
Rubble construction under a slate roof with decorative ridge and 3 small, C20 skylights. Cemented rubble gable to L; squat end stacks with weather coursing, that to the R mostly absorbed into a later adjoining building, and that to the L with tall brick upper section, a late C19 alteration. Pebbledashed facade with raised cement entablature to central recessed entrance. Late Victorian doorwith glazed upper panels. 2-pane late Victorian sashes withprojecting slate cills.
Adjoining at right-angles to the R, its gable end on the street line, a small single-storey rendered-rubble and slate building, probably a former wash house or shop; C19. Recessed, part-glazed Victorian door to the street-facing gable end with plain squat chimney above. 9-pane near-flush sash window to W side wall.
Entrance hall with Victorian geometric tiled floor. Fine 3-storey early C19 well stair with swept mahogany rail; oak treads and risers up to first floor, then pine. Flat iron triple lozenge motif balusters alternating with stick balusters; scrolled tread-ends. Early C19 6-panelled doors off hall, the room to the L with internal reeded doorcase with corner rosettes. Large inglebeam to right-handroom. Panelled shutters to all ground and first-floor windows.
Included as a rare example in Barmouth of a C17/C18 vernacular cottage facing the old harbour, with good early C19 interior features.
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