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Plas Coch

A Grade II Listed Building in Trefriw, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.1515 / 53°9'5"N

Longitude: -3.8247 / 3°49'28"W

OS Eastings: 278071

OS Northings: 363154

OS Grid: SH780631

Mapcode National: GBR 63.5FDH

Mapcode Global: WH65X.61ZS

Plus Code: 9C5R552G+J4

Entry Name: Plas Coch

Listing Date: 30 May 1996

Last Amended: 30 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16927

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the street line in the town centre, just S of Llys Llewelyn and opposite the Trefriw Hall; set back slightly behind a low wall with simple C19 gates and iron railings.

County: Conwy

Town: Trefriw

Community: Trefriw

Community: Trefriw

Built-Up Area: Trefriw

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Mid C19 L-shaped one-and-a-half pile town house in simple late Regency style. Of rough-dressed slate-stone blocks with modern slate roof and deep verges with plain bargeboards to gable ends; plain end chimney to main block with simple cornice band. The 2-bay main block is set back with a single-bay subsidiary pile advanced to the L at right-angles with it. This has elegant, single C19 recessed, 12-pane sash windows to each floor of its E (road-facing) and N (gabled) faces; projecting slate cills. Entrance to the L of the main block with original 4-panel door and plain 3-light rectangular fan. Windows as before to ground and first floors; small 4-pane sash at attic level to gable end of main block.


The interior was not inspected at the time of re-survey (January 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items in the main street.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llys Llewelyn
    Prominently sited in the town centre just S of the church of St. Mary; set back slightly from the road behind a low garden wall with simple spear-headed gates and railings.
  • II Trefriw Hall
    Set back from the main street in the town centre, partly obscured by later housing on the street-line in front.
  • II Pont Trefriw
    Road bridge in the town centre, spanning the Afon Crafnant.
  • II Peniel Welsh Presbyterian Chapel
    Strikingly located in the centre of the town, set against the hillside above and to the SW of the parish church; raised up on a revetted and railed terrace with simple gates and gatepiers.
  • II* Parish Church of St. Mary
    Prominently sited in the town centre within a raised, rubble-walled churchyard; on sloping ground, the W end set into a hill.
  • II Tan-yr-Yw
    On the street line, opposite the church of St. Mary.
  • II Glan-y-Ddol
    On the street line, opposite the church of St. Mary and stepped-down and adjoining Tan-yr-Yw.
  • II The Old Rectory
    Located towards the SE edge of the town; occupying a commanding hillside position S of the Afon Crafnant, close to the old Trefriw woollen mills.

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