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Rockcliff, including forecourt railings and gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthmadog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.922 / 52°55'19"N

Longitude: -4.1311 / 4°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 256825

OS Northings: 338195

OS Grid: SH568381

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.MYTJ

Mapcode Global: WH55L.JT18

Entry Name: Rockcliff, including forecourt railings and gate

Listing Date: 26 September 2005

Last Amended: 26 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85400

Location: The S of a row of 3 houses set back from and above the level of Garth Road, overlooking the harbour and the Cob.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Built-Up Area: Porthmadog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built in the later C19 as a terrace of 3 sustantial town houses.

Exterior

A 3-storey 2-bay late Victorian classical style house of rendered walls with rusticated quoins, and slate roof on projecting eaves in a range with Nos 1-2 Belle Vue, with shared stack to the R. The entrance on the L side has a replacement glazed door and overlight, under a cornice on consoles. On the R side is a 2-storey canted bay window with 4-pane sashes. A similar sash window is on the L side of the middle storey under a hood mould on consoles. The upper storey has plainer 4-pane sash windows. Set back to the L is a lean-to garage. In the L gable end middle and upper storeys have small-pane sash windows on the L side. A 2-storey wing is behind.

The forecourt has rendered dwarf walls and coping to iron railings and gate.

Reasons for Listing

Listed one of a group with 1-2 Belle Vue for its special architectural interest as a well-preserved late C19 town house of definite character overlooking the harbour and the Cob.

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