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A Grade II Listed Building in Caerhun, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2075 / 53°12'27"N

Longitude: -3.844 / 3°50'38"W

OS Eastings: 276942

OS Northings: 369414

OS Grid: SH769694

Mapcode National: GBR 62.1W61

Mapcode Global: WH54C.XMPX

Plus Code: 9C5R6554+2C

Entry Name: Tyddyn-Isaf

Listing Date: 21 February 1996

Last Amended: 21 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17013

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located 100 m E of the Conwy Road (B 5106), at the eastern extremity of Castell; accessed via a narrow lane running E from the road.

County: Conwy

Community: Caerhun

Community: Caerhun

Locality: Castell

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Dated 1790; small 2-window storied farmhouse with later additions. Of whitened rubble on boulder foundations with slate roof; squat end chimneys with plain capping and weathercoursing. Central entrance with C20 part-glazed door and flanking late C19 4-pane sashes in (apparently) original openings; similar first-floor windows, under the eaves. Adjoining to the R, stepped-down and set back, a near-contemporary single-storey byre addition, converted some thirty years ago to domestic use, at which time its roof was raised; 2 modern windows, formerly entrances. Later slated catslide extension to the rear of the house; modern openings.


Beamed ceiling to open ground-floor room with plain beams and joists; on the central transverse beam, is inscribed ORO 1790. Large fireplace to L end with plain, slightly-cambered inglebeam bearing similar inscription; stepped window splays to front, modern stair.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a dated example of a small late C18 vernacular farmhouse.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Farchwel
    Former road bridge over the Afon Roe approximately 0.5km N of Castell and immediately to the E of the present, modern road bridge over the B5106 (Llanrwst Road).
  • II Pen-y-Clogwyn
    Located approximately 0.6km ENE of Llanbedr church in an isolated position adjoining a burial ground to the S; sited slightly above a lane running N from the Capel Salem at Llanbedr, on top of a low r
  • II* Farchwel
    Prominently located above a bend in the main road (B5106) and set back to the W, approximately 1km SW of Caerhun; accessed via a long metalled track running W from the road.
  • II Ffynnon-Bedr Cottage
    Located 1km SE of Llanbedr-y-Cennin church in a field sloping to the W; accessed via an unmetalled track leading W from the lane from Tal-y-Bont to Llanbedr-y-Cennin.
  • II Stable and Cart Range at Ffynnon-Bedr
    Located immediately opposite Ffynnon Bedr Cottage to the W
  • II Barn at Ffynnon-Bedr
    Located immediately SW of Ffynnon Bedr Cottage on a sloping site, its W gable built into the hill.
  • II Church House
    Prominently located at the T-junction at the village centre opposite the Bull Inn; built into the slope of the hill.
  • II Former Farmhouse at Gwern Felin
    Located 0.5 Km from Tal-y-Bont W of the Conwy Road (B 5106); accessed via a farm track leading S from a lane running parallel with the Afon Dulyn.; set in its own part-cobbled farmyard, opposite a ru

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