History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Pantgwynmawr

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ysceifiog, Flintshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2404 / 53°14'25"N

Longitude: -3.2674 / 3°16'2"W

OS Eastings: 315515

OS Northings: 372232

OS Grid: SJ155722

Mapcode National: GBR 5ZMZ.F4

Mapcode Global: WH76Q.ST97

Plus Code: 9C5R6PRM+43

Entry Name: Pantgwynmawr

Listing Date: 6 November 1962

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 348

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approximately 0.8km NNE of Ysceifiog church, on the NE side at the end of a lane N of a minor road between Ysceifiog and Lixwm.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Ysceifiog

Community: Ysceifiog

Traditional County: Flintshire

Find accommodation in
Caerwys

History

A mid C17 farmhouse originally of 3 units comprising hall, parlour and service room. A kitchen was added behind the service room later in the C17. There have been few subsequent alterations except for the addition of a small porch at the rear which houses a stairway.

Exterior

A substantial 2-storey farmhouse of rubble stone and slate roof with brick stack to the R and a tall brick lateral stack behind, comprising a long range set across the slope, with the later kitchen wing behind to the L on the uphill side. Windows mainly retain stone mullions, which have plain chamfers in the lower storey and ovolo-mouldings in the upper storey. The front has 3-light windows and is of coursed stone. The doorway is L of centre and has a C19 stone surround with keyed lintel and replaced door. To its R are 2 windows lighting the hall and a similar window further R to the parlour, with 3 corresponding upper-storey windows. To the L of the doorway is an enlarged window to the service room with modern details, above which are two original 3-light windows. In the R gable end the parlour has a 3-light window, and a large 3-light window with transom in the upper storey. In the L gable end of the house the service room has a 4-light window in the lower storey (one light of which is now infilled) and a blocked 3-light window above. Set back behind the service room is the 2-storey gabled kitchen wing. Its side wall has a boarded door under a wooden lintel. In the upper storey is an inserted boarded door to the L, with a small single-light window in a stone surround on its R side. The gable end of the kitchen wing has an inserted horizontal sash window upper R and a brick end stack replacing an original stone stack. In the opposite side wall are 4-light mullioned windows in both storeys.

A gabled porch, incorporating the stairway, is offset to the R side of the rear, has a boarded door under brick segmental head, and a fixed stair light above it. Set back on its L side is the massive projecting hall stack, which has an inserted wooden-framed window in its side wall, and a corrugated iron lean-to garage built against it. Further L, above the parlour, is a 2-light mullioned window.

Interior

The original plan form with cross passage is maintained. Timber-framed screens in the passage have survived but the details are concealed. The hall has a joist-beam ceiling with ogee stops, and lateral fireplace with a cambered timber lintel with ogee stop. The square-headed door-frame from hall to parlour is chamfered with ogee stops. The rear kitchen also retains a large fireplace with timber lintel, and an integral oven.

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II* as an exceptionally well-preserved C17 house retaining its original plan form and an almost complete set of mullioned windows.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.