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Rhydorddwy Fawr Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhyl, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3202 / 53°19'12"N

Longitude: -3.4444 / 3°26'39"W

OS Eastings: 303881

OS Northings: 381331

OS Grid: SJ038813

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZD1.3J

Mapcode Global: WH768.2T22

Entry Name: Rhydorddwy Fawr Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 November 1994

Last Amended: 10 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14983

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approx. 3km NE of Rhuddlan, on the road that runs between Rhyl and Dyserth.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Rhyl (Y Rhyl)

Community: Rhuddlan

Built-Up Area: Rhyl

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Farmhouse built c1830.

Exterior

Flemish bond brickwork on tooled stone plinth, with hipped slate roof with pronounced overhang. 2 end-wall stacks to either side, with octagonal shafts above dentilled bases. 2 storeys and basement to rear, 3-window range with central entrance, in slightly recessed central bay. Doorway raised up semi-circular stone steps; 6-panelled door with side lights and lozenge glazing to overlight with some coloured glass; plain stone lintel over. Flanking windows are canted bays with wide 12-pane hornless sashes and moulded stone cornices. Upper windows are 12-pane hornless sashes with flat arched stone heads and continuous sill band. Round-arched stair window in W return elevation. 3 xl2-pane sash windows on each floor in rear elevation, and basement storey with wide 24 and 20-pane sash windows. The basement is enclosed in an area with stone walls surmounted by ornate cast-iron spear head railings. To either side of the entrance front, a single storey flat roofed pavilion wing, and stone faced garden walls beyond.

Reasons for Listing

An excellent example of a substantial farmhouse of the mid C19 which forms an important group with its associated farm buildings, the whole forming a planned farmstead of considerable architectural quality.

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