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A Grade II Listed Building in Trefriw, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.1312 / 53°7'52"N

Longitude: -3.7998 / 3°47'59"W

OS Eastings: 279680

OS Northings: 360849

OS Grid: SH796608

Mapcode National: GBR 64.6MH7

Mapcode Global: WH65X.LKSF

Plus Code: 9C5R46J2+F3

Entry Name: Tyn-y-Coed

Listing Date: 30 May 1996

Last Amended: 30 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16940

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back and raised up on a revetted bank on the W side of the B 5106 (Gwydir Road), some 220m SE of Gwydir Castle.

County: Conwy

Town: Llanrwst

Community: Trefriw

Community: Trefriw

Locality: Gwydir

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Terrace of two reflected estate cottages built by Lord Willoughby de Eresby of Gwydir Castle in the second half C19; these are later than, and modelled on, a series of earlier cottages built on the estate around 1845 and conceived in a characteristic and highly stylised pseudo-vernacular style, of which the neighbouring Gwydir Cottage is an example. This estate style represents a fusion between the Tudorbethan popularly employed in this context, and a Picturesque historicising style, ultimately dependant on such earlier examples as the Ty-Hyll, or `Ugly House' near Capel Curig.


The interiors were not inspected at the time of survey (February 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at Gwydir.

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