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Former Post Office & Nos 1-3 Maes Gerddi

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrug, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1398 / 53°8'23"N

Longitude: -4.1883 / 4°11'17"W

OS Eastings: 253721

OS Northings: 362531

OS Grid: SH537625

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.6928

Mapcode Global: WH54L.MBST

Entry Name: Former Post Office & Nos 1-3 Maes Gerddi

Listing Date: 7 May 1999

Last Amended: 27 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21640

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Located on the east side of the road between Llanrug and Ceunant immediately to the south-west of the chapel and Sunday School at Tan-y-coed; the cottages behind a low stone wall with railings, the po

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanrug

Community: Llanrug

Locality: Tan-y-coed

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Late C19 purpose-built development of Post Office/shop and attached terraced cottages forming part of the small late C19 roadside settlement at Tan-y-coed. The Post Office/shop is now closed.

Exterior

Post office/shop and attached terraced cottages. Long 2-storey row of buildings consisting of post office/shop at north-eastern end and 3 attached cottages; continuous roofline to post office/shop and No 1, stepped up to Nos 2 & 3. Roughly coursed rubblestone, with late C20 repointing to No 3; slate roof. Post office/shop has 16-paned sash window directly below eaves to left with fixed-light window immediately below, boarded doors on both floors to centre and late C19 shop-front to right with integral boarded door (on left) and console brackets, above which are two 4-paned sashes; truncated end stack to left, brick ridge stack to centre and rendered ridge stack to right at junction with No. 1. This has 3-window front with 4-paned sashes throughout and central half-glazed door; brick stack to right at junction with No 2. Both this and No 3 are of 2 bays with C20 half-glazed doors to left and shared ridge stack; C20 top-hung windows throughout, those to No 2 replacing the original plate-glass sashes in January or February 1999. Rear has continuous catslide lean-tos to post office/shop and No 1, flanking shallow-pitched lean-to below first-floor windows. C19 rooflight to post office/shop.

Interior

Interior not inspected at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of a small late C19 roadside development of shop and attached terraced cottages retaining its original form and much of its original detailing.

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