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R.H. Roberts

A Grade II Listed Building in Bala, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9119 / 52°54'42"N

Longitude: -3.5965 / 3°35'47"W

OS Eastings: 292739

OS Northings: 336129

OS Grid: SH927361

Mapcode National: GBR 6D.NNVF

Mapcode Global: WH675.Q2LJ

Entry Name: R.H. Roberts

Listing Date: 13 December 2001

Last Amended: 13 December 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25992

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On the street-line.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Bala (Y Bala)

Community: Bala

Built-Up Area: Bala

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Regency terrace, formerly of 2 cottages, altered in the later C19 to a shop.

Exterior

Two-storey Regency house and shop, formerly a terrace of 2 units. Of local rubble construction with slate roof and oversailing eaves with plastered soffit; near-central chimney with plain cornicing. Late C19/early C20 shop front consisting of large canted shop windows with plain glazing flanking a central, recessed entrance; simple blind box and fascia; plain flanking pilasters. To the L of the shop front is an entrance with modern, out-of-character door and a window with PVCu glazing. To the R of the shop front is a larger, passage entrance, with boarded doors and plain (obscured) overlight. The 3-bay first floor retains its original unhorned 9-pane sashes, with projecting stone sills.

Interior

The interior was not inspected at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early C19 house and shop retaining good early and late C19 character in the town centre.

Group value with no.5 adjoining.

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