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Former Weigh-House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9713 / 52°58'16"N

Longitude: -3.2268 / 3°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 317710

OS Northings: 342252

OS Grid: SJ177422

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.JW48

Mapcode Global: WH783.DLN0

Entry Name: Former Weigh-House

Listing Date: 3 July 1975

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15558

Building Class: Industrial

Location: On the N side of the A5, opposite the toll-house (Y Bwythyn) 2km E of Glyndyfrdwy.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Built as a weighhouse at the toll-gate on the Holyhead Turnpike Road, some time between 1815-30. Disused.

Exterior

A small, rough-rubble hut, with renewed overhanging slate roof. Paired entrances with flat stone lintels in W side, single entrance to E, and blind segmentally arched panel beneath gable facing the road, formerly holding the notice of tolls.

Reasons for Listing

A rare (and possibly unique) surviving example of a weigh house building, which forms a group with the toll-house on the opposite side of the road.

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