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Trewyn Fawr Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9869 / 52°59'13"N

Longitude: -3.3711 / 3°22'15"W

OS Eastings: 308056

OS Northings: 344169

OS Grid: SJ080441

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.HX6X

Mapcode Global: WH781.55ZZ

Entry Name: Trewyn Fawr Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15537

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Below the level of the road close to the junction with the road leading to Corwen.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Roughly coursed tooled slate in long narrow blocks, with plinth and moulded eaves cornice, and slate roofs. Gable end and front wall stacks. 2 storeys, a long plan with rear wing to left. Central entrance flanked by 2 widely spaced windows to either side on each floor. Plank door with overlight and slate lintel; 1 ground floor window enlarged, a second renewed in original opening, but reduced in height. Upper windows are 12-pane sashes (2 renewed as pivotting small-paned windows). Brick stacks to gable end and front wall, where the chimnney projects to the right of the entrance, and has been raised in height. The right hand gable stack projects beyond the wall-line; side doorway alongside it towards the rear with blocked doorway to first floor above it (suggesting former use of first floor for storage). Small pantry or store-room projects alongside the stack towards the front of the building.

Reasons for Listing

An unusual example of a C18 vernacular farmhouse, distinctive for its long plan-form, and retaining much of its original character.

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