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Achorage View

A Grade II Listed Building in Barmouth, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7204 / 52°43'13"N

Longitude: -4.0444 / 4°2'39"W

OS Eastings: 262013

OS Northings: 315596

OS Grid: SH620155

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.1NTT

Mapcode Global: WH56L.VW8C

Plus Code: 9C4QPXC4+46

Entry Name: Achorage View

Listing Date: 31 January 1995

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15482

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back slightly on the bend of the road and raised up on a rubble- walled terrace with stepped access.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Barmouth (Bermo)

Community: Barmouth

Locality: Barmouth Bridge

Built-Up Area: Barmouth

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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An early C19 terrace


Two 3-storey houses (originally the terrace was of three or more units). Rough-dressed rubble construction with modern slate roofs and plain eaves. Rubble gable parapet to L (serving no.1); gable end chimneys and a central chimney shared between both units. These with weather coursing. Modern skylight to no.1 and 2 smaller ones to no.2. The facades are symmetrical and are expressed as a reflected pair. Recessed central entrances with Victorian 4-panelled doors (part glazed). Simple single storey open porches carried on plain columns and with plain entablatures and moulded cornices. The porch to no.2 has plain glazed return sides. 3 windows on 3 floors; near-flush 12-pane sashes to ground and first floors, with 9-pane sashes above. Projecting stone lintels. All windows to no.2 (except the upper glazing to first floor R) are original. No.1 has one Victorian 4-pane sash to top floor L and 5 modern plastic mock-sash windows; the rest are original.

Reasons for Listing

A good early C19 terrace in a prominent location.

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