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1 Gellilydan Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Maentwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9403 / 52°56'25"N

Longitude: -3.9601 / 3°57'36"W

OS Eastings: 268372

OS Northings: 339901

OS Grid: SH683399

Mapcode National: GBR 5X.LY7W

Mapcode Global: WH55P.4CH7

Entry Name: 1 Gellilydan Terrace

Listing Date: 25 February 2005

Last Amended: 25 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83970

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set at an angle to the SW side of the main road that runs NW through the village of Gellilydan.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Maentwrog

Community: Maentwrog

Locality: Gellilydan

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Mid to late C19 terrace. Gellilydan is recorded in tithe apportionment as an area of over 85 acres, owned by Ellis Humphreys and occupied by Robert Pugh, the village was developed due to the expansion of the slate and quarrying industries in the area.

Exterior

Belongs to a group of:
1-3 Gellilydan Terrace.

Two storey terrace of houses, built of roughly coursed mortared rubble masonry, with large stones as quoins and lintels. Slate roof with stone coping at NE gable and rectangular stone stacks with dripstones and capping.

Located at the far R (NE) end of the terrace. The doorway is offset to L under a slate roofed open porch on timber piers and to R is a single ground and first floor horned sash window; a 12-pane sash at ground floor level and unequal sash of 9-panes set under the eaves above.

Interior

The interior was not inspected at the time of the survey (June/July 2003).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of a row of little altered houses within a late C19 terrace. Forms a group with the adjacent houses that retain good traditional character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Gellilydan Terrace
    Set at an angle to the SW side of the main road that runs NW through the village of Gellilydan.
  • II Gellilydan Terrace
    Set at an angle to the SW side of the main road that runs NW through the village of Gellilydan.
  • II Holy Cross Church
    Set back from the E side of the A487(T) to W of the village of Gellilydan.
  • II Pandy Bach
    Set alongside the W side of the A487(T) on the northern approach to the village of Gellilydan.
  • II Pont Tafarn-helyg
    Spanning the Afon Tafarn-helyg and carrying the road that branches SW off the A487(T) into the village of Gellilydan.
  • II Tafarn-helyg
    Set back below the SW side of the A487(T) by the junction with the road leading into the village of Gellilydan.
  • II Former forge at Tafarn-helyg
    Set back below the SW side of the A487(T) by the junction with the road leading into the village of Gellilydan. The outhouse is located directly to NE of the house at Tafarn-helyg.
  • II Former dairy at Tafarn Helyg
    Set back below the SW side of the A487(T) by the junction with the road leading into the village of Gellilydan. The outhouse is located directly to E of the house at Tafarn-helyg.

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