A Grade II Listed Building in Talysarn, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 53.0562 / 53°3'22"N
Longitude: -4.2562 / 4°15'22"W
OS Eastings: 248885
OS Northings: 353370
OS Grid: SH488533
Mapcode National: GBR 5J.CJL3
Mapcode Global: WH43T.LFGX
Entry Name: Weirglodd-newydd
Listing Date: 21 July 2000
Last Amended: 21 July 2000
Source ID: 23756
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated on track (Weirglodd-newydd) immediately above Talysarn.
Built-Up Area: Talysarn
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Shown on the 1840 Tithe Map, this pair of early C19 cottages was probably built as quarryworkers' cottages for one of the several slate quarries opening in the area at this time.
Reasons for Listing
Included as one of a pair of purpose-built and well-preserved quarryworkers' cottages, built in the local vernacular tradition and forming a distinctive component in this important upland encroachment landscape.
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