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Plas Mawr

A Scheduled Monument in Conwy, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2812 / 53°16'52"N

Longitude: -3.83 / 3°49'48"W

OS Eastings: 278083

OS Northings: 377592

OS Grid: SH780775

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZPH.LG

Mapcode Global: WH654.4SFD

Entry Name: Plas Mawr

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3407

Cadw Legacy ID: CN083

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: House (domestic)

Period: Post Medieval/Modern

County: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Built-Up Area: Conwy

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

Description

An excellent example of an Elizabethan town house, built in the last quarter of the C16th.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the Elizabethan period and construction techniques. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structures themselves may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques.

The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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