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Y Cymro and house

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthmadog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.926 / 52°55'33"N

Longitude: -4.1312 / 4°7'52"W

OS Eastings: 256833

OS Northings: 338641

OS Grid: SH568386

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.MQY6

Mapcode Global: WH55L.JQ06

Entry Name: Y Cymro and house

Listing Date: 26 September 2005

Last Amended: 26 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85351

Location: In a terrace of shops fronting the street.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Built-Up Area: Porthmadog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built in the 3rd quarter of the C19 and shown on the 1871 Tremadog estate plan and 1888 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A 3-storey 3-window shop and house of roughcast painted cream, with slate roof on projecting eaves and stone end stacks. The house entrance on the R has a recessed fielded-panel door under a round-headed overlight. The shop front is framed by plain pilasters, a two-tier rascia and moulded cornice. It has windows of 2 round-headed lights with slender glazing bars, and recessed central half-glazed fielded-panel door, above which the overlight has been replaced by a painted sign. Upper storeys are strongly designed, with continuous sill bands to windows, which are 8-pane sashes in the middle storey, the central two paired, and all linked by a continuous string course which forms their segmentally arched heads. The upper storey has 4-pane sash windows.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special architectural interest as a well-preserved C19 town house and shop of definite character, with good original detail including shop front. Forms a pair with No 10 and contributes to the historical integrity of Bank Place.

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