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Garthewin Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Talhaiarn, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2208 / 53°13'14"N

Longitude: -3.6265 / 3°37'35"W

OS Eastings: 291497

OS Northings: 370536

OS Grid: SH914705

Mapcode National: GBR 6C.11JZ

Mapcode Global: WH65M.89BQ

Entry Name: Garthewin Cottage

Listing Date: 30 January 1968

Last Amended: 22 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 186

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located 100m to the NW of Garthewin, facing a large rear estate yard; set back behind a small fenced front garden plot.

County: Conwy

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn (Llanfair Talhaearn)

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn

Locality: Garthewin

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Early C19 former laundry perhaps contemporary with the Regency drawing room block added as a pavilion wing to the main house; now converted to domestic use.


Rectangular 2-storey building of rubble construction with hipped slate roof and Victorian brick chimney to the SW; C20 central wooden cupola with moulded eaves and lead ogee roof with ball finial 2 storeys, of rectangular plan with symmetrical 3-bay facade; central entrance via modern wooden gabled porch. Segmentally-arched flanking windows with 3 plain window openings under the eaves; all have modern out-of-character uPVC glazing. To the rear is a modern, weather-boarded 2-storey extension.


The interior was not available for inspection at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at Garthewin.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* C-shaped Agricultural Complex at Garthewin
    Located to the rear (NW) of Garthewin and enclosing cobbled estate yard on 3 sides.
  • II Terrace Walls, Steps and Gazebo at Garthewin
    Immediately to the NE of Garthewin.
  • II* Garthewin
    Strikingly located within an elevated parkland setting overlooking the Elwy valley 2km W of Llanfair Talhaiarn; accessed via a long metalled drive running NW from the main road.
  • II Chapel at Garthewin
    Located 30m to the W of Garthewin, accessed via a flight of parapeted rubble steps.
  • II The Bookroom
    Located SE of Garthewin half-way along its main drive and facing out accross the Elwy valley.
  • II Dovecote at Garthewin
    Located approximately 150m SW of Garthewin on a wooded rise.
  • II Dyffryn Elwy
    Set back from the main road approximately 0.5 km NW of the village centre on the N side of the river Elwy; behind a hedged front garden.
  • II Elwy Cottage
    Set back from the main road approximately 0.5 km NW of the village centre on the N side of the river Elwy, behind a hedged and walled garden.

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