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Carreg Wen, Marine Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthmadog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9227 / 52°55'21"N

Longitude: -4.131 / 4°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 256833

OS Northings: 338265

OS Grid: SH568382

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.MYT9

Mapcode Global: WH55L.JS2S

Entry Name: Carreg Wen, Marine Terrace

Listing Date: 26 September 2005

Last Amended: 26 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85360

Location: A terraced house on the hillside to the W of and overlooking the harbour.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Built-Up Area: Porthmadog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Marine Terrace is first shown in a view of Porthmadog by C.F. Williams, dated 1849, and is mentioned by Owen Morris in 1856. The terrace is shown on the 1871 Tremadog estate plan and 1888 Ordnance Survey. In 1886 No 2 was the home of William Jones, who owned the Sail Loft on Britannia Place.

Exterior

A late Georgian style 2½-storey 3-window house of rubble stone in regular courses, large stone lintels, and slate roof with coursed stone end stacks. The central entrance has a fielded-panel door under a 2-pane margin-glazed overlight. Hornless sash windows are 12-pane in the lower storey, 16-pane in the upper storey. Two added gabled dormers have 2-light windows and slate-hung sides.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special architectural interest as a well-preserved town house notable for its distinctive use of local stone and retaining definite Georgian character, part of a well-preserved C19 terrace overlooking the harbour and the Cob.

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