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Lower Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7656 / 51°45'55"N

Longitude: -3.3501 / 3°21'0"W

OS Eastings: 306926

OS Northings: 208292

OS Grid: SO069082

Mapcode National: GBR YQ.ZZM4

Mapcode Global: VH6CR.WW9D

Entry Name: Lower Row

Listing Date: 12 November 2002

Last Amended: 12 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27085

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the E end of Lower Row at its junction with the road leading to Upper Row.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Town: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Dowlais

Community: Dowlais

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Mid C19 corner house of industrial workers terraced housing. Originally many terraces in the Dowlais and Penydarren areas ended in a curved corner house, this is the least altered survivor.

Exterior

Corner house, unpainted roughcast with slate curved close-eaved roof. Two-storeys with one-window range and door to Lower Row, one-window range on corner. The upper windows are boarded over, the lower ones have C20 12-pane glazing. Windows and C20 half-glazed door have plain raised surrounds. Thick stone sills to ground floor windows, thinner above.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as the best surviving example of the curved corner-houses of the industrial workers' terraces in Dowlais.

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