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Dol-y-dderwin

A Grade II Listed Building in Corris, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6106 / 52°36'38"N

Longitude: -3.8461 / 3°50'45"W

OS Eastings: 275094

OS Northings: 303022

OS Grid: SH750030

Mapcode National: GBR 92.8PP1

Mapcode Global: WH578.WNP0

Entry Name: Dol-y-dderwin

Listing Date: 6 December 1999

Last Amended: 6 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22721

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house stands back from the main road to Machynlleth, 1.609 km N of Pont ar Ddyfi.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Corris

Community: Corris

Locality: Pantperthog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Built probably in the late C18 or early C19, as a gentry farmhouse.

Exterior

Built of roughly coursed rubble and a slate roof with blue brick stacks on the gable ends. Three storeys, double pile plan, the main front, facing S, of 3 window bays with an asymmetrically placed boarded door, not aligned with upper windows. 9-pane sash window to the left of the door. 12-paned sashes in the right bay of the ground floor and three similar window on the first floor, some horned. 9-paned single sash windows to the attic floor. All openings have red sandstone lintels. The N front is also of 3 bays, with a central part-glazed door and overlight, and horned sash windows.

Interior

Not accessible at the time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good gentry farmhouse, in which Georgian-style detailing is superimposed on a more irregular vernacular plan, with marked asymmetry.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Felin y ffridd (partly in Corris Community)
    The bridge carries the road from Machynlleth over the Afon Dulas into Powys, in the direction of Llanwrin.
  • II Pont Felin-y-ffridd
    The bridge carries the road from Machynlleth over the Afon Dulas into Powys, in the direction of Llanwrin.
  • II Turnpike Cottage
    The building stands in the junction of the A487 Machynlleth to Barmouth Road with the B4404 running E to Llanwrin, E of Pont ar Ddyfi.
  • II Lliwdy
    The house stands beside the driveway to the Esgair Estate, approximately 50m from the main road.
  • II Milestone W of Hendreseifion
    Located on the N side of the road in front of the bank, within a wooded area.
  • II Gelligan-fawr
    The house stands on high land, approached by a long farm road leading off the A487 Machynlleth to Corris road and running along the Nant Carfan.
  • II Pen-y-bont Cottages
    On the N bridgehead of the Pont-ar-Ddyfi facing S across the river towards Machynlleth.
  • II Pen-y-bont Cottages
    On the N bridgehead of the Pont-ar-Ddyfi facing S across the river towards Machynlleth.

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