Hard to believe this is called The Ugly House, but it is! Situated in the heart of Snowdonia, Wales, it's currently a very charming little tea room. Some history (from the Snowdonia Society website): Legend tells us that it was a crude house built in the 15th century by two outlaw brothers. It was a ‘Ty Un Nos’ - or house built overnight. Under ancient law, he who built a house between sunset and sunrise, with walls, roof and smoking chimney, could claim the freehold.
The Ugly House, Betws-y-Coed, Wales. Legend has it that it was built as a "Ty Un Nos" or a house built overnight in the 15th century by two outlaw brothers. The motive appears to be that ancient law stated that if a house could be built from sunrise to sunset with walls, a roof and chimney those who built it could claim the freehold. It is apparently built with no mortar!