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4 Fron Goch Terrace,,Derwen,Maentwrog,,,

A Grade II Listed Building in Maentwrog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.944 / 52°56'38"N

Longitude: -3.9873 / 3°59'14"W

OS Eastings: 266556

OS Northings: 340363

OS Grid: SH665403

Mapcode National: GBR 5W.LHXF

Mapcode Global: WH55N.Q8GD

Entry Name: 4 Fron Goch Terrace,,Derwen,Maentwrog,,,

Listing Date: 25 February 2005

Last Amended: 25 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83984

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In an elevated position set along the E side of Derwen in the village of Maentwrog.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Maentwrog

Community: Maentwrog

Locality: Derwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Late C19 terrace of cottages, probably built during the ambitious programme of building and rebuilding of Plas Tan-y-bwlch estate properties in the 1870s and 1880s under the direction of William Edward Oakeley. Offered up for sale in the auction of the Plas Tan-y-bwlch estate, 1910, in Lot 12 'The Picturesque Rural Village of Maentwrog'. The property was described as Frongoch - a block of 5 cottages, occupied by sundry tenants, for an annual rent of £21-10s-0d.(£21.50)


Belongs to a group of:
1-5 Fron Goch Terrace.

Two storey terrace of 5 houses, of simple vernacular character, built of roughly coursed rubble masonry with long stones as quoins and lintels. Slate roof with rectangular stone ridge stacks with dripstones and capping.

Offset to the R (S) end of the terrace, the cottage has a central doorway and flanking 2-light timber casement windows with slate sills; first floor windows set under the eaves.


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

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of a late C19 terrace of small dwellings with simple traditional character. The terrace is little altered and forms a group with other buildings in the centre of the estate village of Maentwrog.

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