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“So cute!”

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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“So cute!”
Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

Awe the kids loved it, and the lady working there on Sat 5th April was lovely with them and answered their questions so kindly and patiently.
Thank you :D

Visited April 2014
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“Smallest House”
Reviewed 1 April 2014

well it is very small, no point bringing your cat, worth a look for a £1, how anybody could live in it though is beyond me. I gave it 5 stars because it is what it says it is.

Visited March 2014
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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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“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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