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Plas Ty'n-y-berth

A Grade II Listed Building in Corris, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6648 / 52°39'53"N

Longitude: -3.865 / 3°51'54"W

OS Eastings: 273970

OS Northings: 309087

OS Grid: SH739090

Mapcode National: GBR 91.55AT

Mapcode Global: WH572.L8QX

Entry Name: Plas Ty'n-y-berth

Listing Date: 6 December 1999

Last Amended: 6 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22746

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house lies in its own grounds, approached by a curving driveway off the main A487 to Dolgellau.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Corris

Community: Corris

Locality: Corris Uchaf

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Built probably c1835-40 as a gentry house, the owner/occupier in 1838 being David Thomas, with 1.7 acres (0.7ha) of land.

Exterior

Built of rubble, rendered and whitewashed to the front, with raised quoins and plinth. Hipped slate roof with symmetrical chimney stacks, each carrying two diagonally set shafts. Early Victorian Classical style. Two storeys, 3 window bays, with a central 4-panelled door and margin-glazed overlight under a canopy supported on plain iron columns, at the head of 4 slate steps. 12-paned sash windows set in moulded architraves, and bracketed sills.

Interior

Not accessible at times of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved earlier C19 house of gentry status, perhaps for a quarry owner, retaining its original details.

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