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Tyddyn-y-Coed Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Caerhun, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2053 / 53°12'18"N

Longitude: -3.8582 / 3°51'29"W

OS Eastings: 275988

OS Northings: 369189

OS Grid: SH759691

Mapcode National: GBR 61.25UG

Mapcode Global: WH54C.PPZM

Plus Code: 9C5R644R+4P

Entry Name: Tyddyn-y-Coed Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 October 1966

Last Amended: 21 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3210

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located approximately 1km S of Llanbedr-y-Cennin on an elevated site set against the E slope of Pen-y-Gaer; accessed via a track leading on from a metalled lane which runs SE from Llanbedr village.

County: Conwy

Community: Caerhun

Community: Caerhun

Locality: Llanbedr-y-Cennin

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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First-half C17 storied end chimney farmhouse with later alterations and additions. Of whitened rubble with C20 slate roof and plain rendered chimneys; tiled gable parapets. The building is partly set on a raised terrace, supported by a curved rubble revetment. The R gable end extends beyond this and consequently includes a basement; low entrance to this with pegged and stopped-chamfered doorcase and boarded door. The house entrance is off-centre to the R and is at the higher, raised ground-floor level; modern part-glazed door. Late C19 4-pane sash window to R with modern window to enlarged opening at L; three further sash windows to first floor below eaves, as before. C19 extension to rear with entrance to L return; modern door. Pebble-dashed S gable end.


Original post-and panel oak partitions to ground floor cross-passage with modern stair between; three surviving plain doorways. Wide fireplace to L gable with evidence of former mural winding stair to the L. Beamed ceiling with chamfered beams and joists; collar beam roof trusses.

Reasons for Listing

A C17 storied farmhouse with untypical basement arrangement, and retaining good interior character.

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