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PENCERRIG PELLAF, HARLECH

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NPRN 424200

Map Reference SH53SE

Grid Reference SH5787230283

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Merioneth

Community Harlech

Type of Site HOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period 19th Century

Site Description According to CADW, Pencerrig Pellach is 'located towards the southern boundary of the town, sited below the lane with commanding views across the Morfa; accessed via a short track from the lane and set behind low rubble forecourt walls.' CADW describes the building as a vernacular farmhouse from the first half of the nineteenth-century with attached stable block. There are also later nineteenth century window replacements and a later porch addition at the house.
CADW goes on to provide the following more detailed appraisal of Pencerrig Pellach: 'Two storey vernacular end-chimney house of local rubble construction; slate roof with slab-coped gable parapets and end chimneys. These have slate cornicing, weathercoursing and distinctive triangular copings giving a crenellated effect. Symmetrical 3-window elevation with central entrance via a single-storey rubble gabled porch with round-arched entrance; 20th century part-glazed door. Small 4-pane Victorian sash windows to both floors, those to the upper floor slightly smaller. Adjoining the house flush to the left is a one-and-a-half storey stable/brewhouse block with rubble gable parapet to the left and squat chimney to the right. Central entrance with boarded door and small 2-light window to the right; under the eaves, diagonally above the entrance is a small window with recessed 6-pane glazing.'
Pencerrig Pellach is Grade II listed 'as a first-half nineteenth-century vernacular farmhouse with attached stable block retaining good external character.'
Source: CADW listed building database, reference no. 25515
M. Ryder, RCAHMW, 4th April 2019

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