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The Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfrothen, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9553 / 52°57'18"N

Longitude: -4.0669 / 4°4'0"W

OS Eastings: 261245

OS Northings: 341765

OS Grid: SH612417

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.KVZ4

Mapcode Global: WH55F.HZL9

Entry Name: The Smithy

Listing Date: 14 May 1998

Last Amended: 14 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19799

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Located in the centre of the village adjoining Garreg Terrace to the SW.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Porthmadog

Community: Llanfrothen

Community: Llanfrothen

Locality: Garreg

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Former smithy of probable C19 origin; altered mid C20 by the architect and estate owner Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, as part of his estate improvements.


Single-storey rectangular building of local rubble with corrugated iron roof. Small-pane C20 glazed door to R with 2 large felt-roofed, canted bays to L; multi-pane modern glazing. Arched multi-pane window to plain L (SW) gable. Lean-to to rear with roof as before.


Plain, modern interiors.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Garreg Terrace and other listed items within this well-preserved estate village.

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