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Ty Du Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansanffraid Glan Conwy, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2639 / 53°15'50"N

Longitude: -3.7893 / 3°47'21"W

OS Eastings: 280748

OS Northings: 375594

OS Grid: SH807755

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZZP.DP

Mapcode Global: WH65B.R7R5

Plus Code: 9C5R7676+H7

Entry Name: Ty Du Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1991

Last Amended: 5 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3649

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Facing the road approximately 1km SE of the village centre.

County: Conwy

Community: Llansanffraid Glan Conwy

Community: Llansanffraid Glan Conwy

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built in 1857 by Whitehall Dod (1823-1878), local estate owner. Said locally to have been built after fire destroyed the previous farm on site (hence name Ty Du, `the black house.'

Exterior

2-storey farmhouse of rendered brick with slated roof; dogstooth brickwork at eaves. Projecting stack to R with twin off-set chimneys. Gabled cross-wing to R with datestone inscribed `WD 1857' to apex. Plain, single sash windows to ground and first floors. The main block has further plain sashes to both floors, that to the first-floor R narrower. Beneath this a single-storey gabled porch with pierced bargeboards and wooden finial. Tudor arched entrance with C19 door. Central outshot to rear of main block with modern window (formerly an entrance) and chimney in W angle. Single-storey gabled annex set back to R with further entrance and modern window.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an intact example of a typical mid-C19 model farm.
Group value with the agricultural ranges at Ty Du.

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