This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 53.3206 / 53°19'14"N
Longitude: -3.4452 / 3°26'42"W
OS Eastings: 303831
OS Northings: 381382
OS Grid: SJ038813
Mapcode National: GBR 4ZC1.XC
Mapcode Global: WH768.1SQQ
Entry Name: Farmbuildings at Rhydorrdwy Fawr Farm
Listing Date: 10 November 1994
Last Amended: 10 November 1994
Source ID: 14984
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Approx. 2km NE of Rhuddlan, on the road that runs between Rhyl and Dyserth, to the rear of the farmhouse at Rhydorddwy Fawr.
Community: Rhyl (Y Rhyl)
Built-Up Area: Rhyl
Traditional County: Flintshire
The farmbuildings are of c1840, and form 3 sides of a courtyard, designed and built as a single composition, and facing the rear of the farmhouse which is set back across the 4th side of the yard. Coursed and squared stone with slate roof. E-W range at the N of the complex has cart entry occupying advanced central bay, with wooden dove nesting boxes in 3 tiers above it. Tiered vents to storage bays to either side, then paired segmentally arched wide entrances with stressed keystones in voussoir heads to lower floor, simpler voussoirs to segmentally arched loft windows above. N-S range to E has 3 arcaded bays to the left with single loft window over, then segmentally arched doorways and flanking windows to stable or cowhouse range, all with voussoir heads. Square headed upper openings, some with wooden shutters, the rest fixed light windows of 6 and 8-panes. In the W range, a similar open arcade of 6 bays, then round-arched doorway and flanking windows, with round pitching eyes above, and some inserted openings associated with change of use of part of the range to a dwelling.
Included as an important example of a planned, large-scale farmstead of the mid C19 which, with the farm-house, forms a group of considerable architectural quality.
Other nearby listed buildings