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Pen-y-bont Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Corris, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6008 / 52°36'3"N

Longitude: -3.8559 / 3°51'21"W

OS Eastings: 274403

OS Northings: 301956

OS Grid: SH744019

Mapcode National: GBR 92.977W

Mapcode Global: WH578.RW1H

Entry Name: Pen-y-bont Cottages

Listing Date: 18 July 1990

Last Amended: 3 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22893

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the N bridgehead of the Pont-ar-Ddyfi facing S across the river towards Machynlleth.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Corris

Community: Corris

Locality: Pantperthog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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The cottages were probably built at various periods from the early-mid C19, with later alterations.


2 bays, extending into an additional bay, a former separate cottage, to the W. The two E bays are approximately symmetrical, with a central boarded door and 4-pane horned sash windows, and having sliding sash windows to the first floor. The additional bay has a former door converted to a window, and a 4-pane sash window, and on the upper floor a small-paned window. Dark brick stack, and a stone stack on the W party wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good group of traditional cottages in vernacular style of the early C19, in an important and conspicuous location by the bridgehead.

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