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Pen-y-Bont Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9823 / 52°58'56"N

Longitude: -3.3171 / 3°19'1"W

OS Eastings: 311668

OS Northings: 343589

OS Grid: SJ116435

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.J4QR

Mapcode Global: WH782.09PH

Entry Name: Pen-y-Bont Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15559

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the left hand side of the road which leads from Llidiart y Parc to Carrog, close to the River Dee.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Locality: Llidiart y Parc

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Farmhouse: Probably early C18, though with some later remodelling, and possibly incorporating an earlier core. Roughly coursed rubble with slate roof and end wall stacks. 2 storeys, 2-window range. Baffle entry against the stack to the right. Windows on each floor renewed in earlier openings, with plastered flat arched heads. Rear wing, and beyond it, a lower range which may be an earlier construction.

Farmbuildings: The principal barn adjoins the house to the W: Probably late C18. Very roughly coursed boulder stone to ground floor, slate rubble infilled between rough timber work above. Opposed entrances of threshing floor towards the W end, in the angle with the stable or cowhouse range that forms a S wing. Small windows on each floor, and doorway below external staircase supported on slate slab close to the house itself. Slate threshing floor internally, and low boarded partitions separating it from the storeage bays to either side. Rough queen strut roof trusses. Cow house and stable range adjoins the barn and incorporates its western end: Boulder stone packed with slate, and heavy angle quoins. Slate roof. Steps to loft entry towards S gable, and 2 doorways with flanking windows, all with rough timber lintels. Narrow lean-to to the right. Vents below eaves to E and W elevations. Single doorway with flanking vents and 2 windows to W. The range continues beyond the barn to the N, where it accommodates to the slope of the site by having a lower storey, entered from the N gable.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of a vernacular farm group of the C18, which has survived without major alteration.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Attached Farmbuildings to Pen-y-Bont Farmhouse
    On the left hand side of the road which leads from Llidiart y Parc to Carrog, close to the River Dee.
  • II* Pont Carrog
    Carries the minor road from Llidiart y Parc to Carrog over the River Dee.
  • II Carreg Afon Farmhouse
    Above the road on the W side of the hamlet of Llidiart y Parc.
  • II Church of St Bridget
    Towards the W end of the village, on the N side of the main street, in the angle with the road leading up to Morfydd.
  • II Farmbuildings at Llan Farm
    On the N of the village, on the SW side of the lane which leads to Bryneglwys via Morfydd, opposite and below Llan Farmhouse and Llan House.
  • II Llan House
    On the N edge of the village, on the NE side of the lane leading up to Bryneglwys via Morfydd.
  • II Llan Farmhouse
    On the N edge of the village, on the NE side of the lane leading up to Bryneglwys via Morfydd.
  • II Ty'n-Llwyn Farmhouse
    Down a track on the W side of the village, and close to the river.

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