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Bryn Conwy

A Grade II Listed Building in Betws-y-Coed, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.024 / 53°1'26"N

Longitude: -3.7269 / 3°43'36"W

OS Eastings: 284272

OS Northings: 348803

OS Grid: SH842488

Mapcode National: GBR 67.FF67

Mapcode Global: WH66J.Q8H3

Plus Code: 9C5R27FF+H7

Entry Name: Bryn Conwy

Listing Date: 8 April 1997

Last Amended: 8 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18303

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Prominently sited in the centre of the village on the S side of the main street, immediately E of Pont Ysbyty Ifan; now embedded within a later terrace.

County: Conwy

Community: Ysbyty Ifan

Community: Ysbyty Ifan

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Late C17 or early C18; 1774 datestone relates to later alterations.


Storeyed end chimney house of whitened rubble with medium-pitched old slate roof; large chimneys with weathercoursing and plain capping. Near-central entrance to three-window front, with C20 part-glazed door; above, a (renewed) lead plaque with the incised date 1774. Recessed, square, late C19 4-pane sash windows with projecting slate cills; first-floor windows under the eaves. Long outshut to rear at R with modern wood and corrugated iron lean-to adjoining to L; modern cat-slide dormers to roof.


Beamed ceiling to L room (former hall), with stopped-chamfered main beams and plain joists. Large inglenook with ogee-stopped chamfered bressummer bearing later scratch date 1774 and initials 'RW'. Primitive dog-leg stair to narrow central bay, opposite entrance. Of oak with crude newel, flat slat-balusters and boarded undersides; small balustraded gallery to landing and boarded cupboard door under stair.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a late C17/early C18 vernacular house retaining historic character.

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