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“Short but sweet”

Smallest House in Britain
Ranked #5 of 31 things to do in Conwy
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Smallest House in Great Britain is a one up, one down cottage measuring just 72 inches across, 122 inches high and 120 inches deep and is listed in the Guinness Book of Records. Built as an infill between two rows of cottages, it was lived in until May 1900 when it was condemned as being unfit for human habitation. The last tenant was a 6' 3" fisherman called Robert Jones. Quirkily, the owner at the time was another Robert Jones, who, in a bid to save the cottage toured the country with the editor of the local newspaper measuring every other small house to confirm that it was, indeed, the smallest house in the country. The Smallest House is still in the hands of Robert Jones' family
Surbiton, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Short but sweet”
Reviewed 18 March 2014

It is hard to write a lengthy review on something that took one minute to look at. However, for £1 it was worth looking at the smallest house in GB; how anyone could live there is beyond me! Don't bust a gut to go, but worth it if you are passing by!

Visited March 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“It is a very small house!”
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Had to see it and take some photos. It is so cute but was closed so we couldn't see inside. I didn't even know there was such a place but glad we found it during our walk around Conwy.

Visited March 2014
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coventry
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“not worth looking for”
Reviewed 14 March 2014

not really a house ,it was a very small extension ,there never could or would been an upstairs its on the front at Conwy just passed the Liverpool pub if you really need to find it.

Visited March 2014
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Jan T, Owner at Smallest House in Britain, responded to this review, 27 March 2016
Thank you for your comments, however, it is a house and not an extension and it was lived in from the late 1500's until it was condemned as unfit for human habitation in May 1900.
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England
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Quick in and out @ Smallest house.”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Great little place, 50p to pop in and out. Good place to take a few photos and on Conwy's harbour front.

Visited February 2014
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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Delightful. If only the outside...”
Reviewed 18 February 2014

It wasn't open when we went - but it's even worth a trip to see the outside. If you like dinky things that is.

Visited February 2014
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