A two storey building of the late 17th century, with a modern addition at the rear and inserted shop windows to the street. There is a tall square chimney stack at each gable and one similar on a nearly contemporary rear wing. No windows survive unaltered except a blocked one on the first floor; there are two centrally opposite doorways. Plain-chamfered beams survive above later partitions, and a flight of stairs to the attic is of late 17th-century form with turned balusters on a straight string. The two roof trusses have straight, chamfered collars; there is a similar smaller truss over the rear wing.
Condition: modernised.
16 x 56

2 thoughts on “(1560) MATHAN HOUSE”

  1. Eleven samples were taken from this building, eight from the main range roof, and three from the south-
    west extension to the roof. Eight samples matched each other, six from the main roof and two from the
    extension, suggesting that the two roofs are contemporaneous. These eight sequences were combined
    into a 93-year long site chronology. This however failed to match against a range of dated reference
    material, and for the present remains undated.
    Dating Old Welsh Houses. October 2011.

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