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A Grade II Listed Building in Corris, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6543 / 52°39'15"N

Longitude: -3.8415 / 3°50'29"W

OS Eastings: 275530

OS Northings: 307874

OS Grid: SH755078

Mapcode National: GBR 92.5YMV

Mapcode Global: WH572.YKW0

Entry Name: Tan-y-bryn

Listing Date: 6 December 1999

Last Amended: 6 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22750

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house is built across the slope, end on to the street, facing NW towards Nos 1 and 2 Pant-y-celyn.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Corris

Community: Corris

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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The house was probably built in the mid C19 fronting the original road running down to a ford at the centre of the village, the road being replaced later by the present Bridge Street.


The house is built of slate rubble and whitewashed, with a slate roof with wide eaves and verges. Two storeys, 2 bays, with a central recessed door and 12-pane sash windows, each provided in the C20 with false louvred shutters. Gable end stacks. The street gable end has similar windows lighting the rear rooms.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of the earlier town houses in the village, built for those employed in the expanding slate industry in the Corris valley. Retains original character, and forms a group with Nos 1 and 2 Pant-y-celyn in the closely built centre of Corris.

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  • II Pant-y-celyn
    The building forms a short row with No 1, at right angles to Minffordd Street, at the centre of Corris, and facing E across a small garden to a roadway running down to the river.
  • II Pant-y-celyn
    Nos 1 and 2 Pant-y-celyn are two cottages in a row off Minffordd Street, behind the properties fronting Bridge Street in the centre of the village.
  • II Railway Overbridge
    The overbridge carried the former Corris Railway over the Nant Deri, in the centre of Corris village.
  • II Yr Efail
    The house is built gable on to the road rising up from the crossing of the Afon Dulas to the centre of Corris.
  • II The Slater's Arms
    The inn is on the corner of Bridge Street and the road running up from the bridge over the Afon Dulas crossing Bridge Street and continuing to the NW.
  • II Idris House
    The building stands in a conspicuous position in the main street of the village, adjoining Capel Salem on the right.
  • II Capel Salem including front wall and railings
    The chapel, which is the last surviving working chapel in the town, stands well back from the main street in the centre of Corris.
  • II Corris Institute
    The Institute is built at the lowest point of the main street, on the W side of the road and near the S bank of the Afon Deri, at the centre of the village,

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