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Pen-y-bont Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Corris, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6009 / 52°36'3"N

Longitude: -3.8557 / 3°51'20"W

OS Eastings: 274415

OS Northings: 301959

OS Grid: SH744019

Mapcode National: GBR 92.97B2

Mapcode Global: WH578.RW4H

Entry Name: Pen-y-bont Cottages

Listing Date: 18 July 1990

Last Amended: 3 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22895

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. Nos 5 and 6 were probably the first to be built, in the later C18.


No 6 is a pair with No 5 at the E end of the row, set slightly higher and perhaps somewhat earlier in date. No 6 ocupies two bays, with the entrance on the left sharing the wide opening with No 5. Boarded door in a stop-chamfered frame. 2-light paned timber window to the ground floor, and a similar but shorter window to the first floor, with a similar window above the entrance. Gable end blue-brick stack. the gable end has smooth-rendered bands painted black simulating timber-framing.

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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