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Tan-y-Graig

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.958 / 52°57'28"N

Longitude: -3.2756 / 3°16'32"W

OS Eastings: 314407

OS Northings: 340834

OS Grid: SJ144408

Mapcode National: GBR 6T.KNTS

Mapcode Global: WH782.NXD5

Entry Name: Tan-y-Graig

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15556

Building Class: Domestic

Location: High up Nant y Pandy, beyond Tyn-y-Wern and approached via a lane which leaves the village immediately E of the Church of Saint Thomas.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Locality: Glanyfrdwy

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Probably built in the late C18 (possibly replacing an earlier building on the site). Roughly coursed and squared rubble, slate roof with slate verges. 2 storeyed, long 2-unit plan with integral rear wing. Gable end stacks, including to wing. Central entrance, flanked on each floor by 8-pane windows. Splayed voussoir heads to lower openings. Inserted window and doorway in rear wall. Rear wing has fixed 6-pane window with voussoir head to ground floor and small 2-light window below eaves in outer face, and doorway in angle of inner face with 6-pane fixed light window alongside it. Fixed iron-pane window to first floor.

Reasons for Listing

A very well-preserved example of a substantial and well-built upland vernacular farmhouse of the late C18.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Tyn-y-Wern
    High up the Nant y Pandy, and approached via a lane which leaves the village immediately to the E of the Church of Saint Thomas.
  • II Tyn-y-Graig
    Situated high up a side valley of the Dee in the Berwyn range, and at the top of a lane which leaves the A5 1km approx. E of the village.

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