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Terrace Wall at Borthwnog Hall Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelltyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7529 / 52°45'10"N

Longitude: -3.9473 / 3°56'50"W

OS Eastings: 268672

OS Northings: 319036

OS Grid: SH686190

Mapcode National: GBR 5Y.ZMLX

Mapcode Global: WH56N.B2LC

Entry Name: Terrace Wall at Borthwnog Hall Hotel

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Last Amended: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16169

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located immediately S of Borthwnog between the Mawddach estuary and its gardens.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)

Community: Llanelltyd

Locality: Taichyheaf

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

c.1800 dwarf terrace wall of rubble, faced towards the house with coursed sandstone blocks; dressed slate coping. The wall acts as a sea wall and is roughly 1.5m high on the estuary side where there is a rubble plinth, and 0.6m high on the house side; towards the W the foundations are of rock. The wall rises up an incline to the W and steps up to end in a semi-circular curve. It extends eastwards about 137m where it is interrupted by a modern 12m car-parking bay. Beyond this, there is again a short break after 15m where a gap has been created for pedestrian access to the estuary. The wall continues eastwards for a further 183m where it terminates at the top of the drive in a shallow curve.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Borthwnog.

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