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Coach House and Stable Block at Tan Llan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelltyd, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7587 / 52°45'31"N

Longitude: -3.8999 / 3°53'59"W

OS Eastings: 271883

OS Northings: 319596

OS Grid: SH718195

Mapcode National: GBR 60.Z73P

Mapcode Global: WH56H.2X4G

Plus Code: 9C4RQ452+F2

Entry Name: Coach House and Stable Block at Tan Llan

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Last Amended: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16147

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located immediately NE of Tan Llan.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)

Community: Llanelltyd

Traditional County: Merionethshire

Tagged with: Carriage house

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Earlier C18 stable block, built c. 1728 to serve Tan Llan; altered late C19 and extended to provide a coach house. Of small hand-made bricks on a rubble plinth with slate roof. Central entrance to the stable section with boarded door and expressed timber lintel; similar flanking windows with 4-panecasements. Above the door, a wooden shuttered window; here the brick-work is disturbed. To the R a C19 rubble lean-to with boarded door and brick cambered head. Adjoining to the L, thelater rubble coach house; modern rubble infill with tripartite windows and boarding above. Large C19 slate-hung, hipped dormerto roof with 12-pane sash window; plain C19 chimney to L gable. Further, small gabled extension set-back to L with boarded doorand 3-light C20 window. To the rear, stone stepped access toupper C19 dormer entrance with boarded door; dormer window as before to L. The rear is set against a steep bank and is of rubble.


3-bay stable plus one bay coach house section; queen post roof trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an extremely unusual and early instance of brick building in Merioneth.

Group value with Tan Llan.

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