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Preswylfa

A Grade II Listed Building in Corris, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6631 / 52°39'47"N

Longitude: -3.8639 / 3°51'50"W

OS Eastings: 274037

OS Northings: 308900

OS Grid: SH740089

Mapcode National: GBR 91.5C9C

Mapcode Global: WH572.MB76

Entry Name: Preswylfa

Listing Date: 6 December 1999

Last Amended: 6 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22739

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The row of 10 cottages lies at the foot of the hill, set back from the main road on a bank, at the N end of the village,

County: Gwynedd

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Corris

Community: Corris

Locality: Corris Uchaf

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Hillsborough Terrace is a terrace of speculatively built cottages, promoted by three companies, the Great Welsh Union Slate Co, 1857, the Union Slate Company, 1859, and the British Slate Company, 1860, and probably aimed at workers at Ty'n-y-berth Quarry.

Exterior

Has a late C19 4-pane sash window on the ground floor.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an excellent example of good quality industrial workers cottages for workers in the slate industry, built at the high point of the success of the industry in the later C19. One of the best such terraces extant in this area.

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