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Building at right angles to the farmhouse at Llaethwryd

A Grade II Listed Building in Cerrigydrudion, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0181 / 53°1'5"N

Longitude: -3.5809 / 3°34'51"W

OS Eastings: 294045

OS Northings: 347929

OS Grid: SH940479

Mapcode National: GBR 6F.FSRW

Mapcode Global: WH66L.YDZK

Entry Name: Building at right angles to the farmhouse at Llaethwryd

Listing Date: 23 June 1967

Last Amended: 17 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19350

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The building is attached at its S corner to the N corner of Llaethwryd main farmhouse, and extends at right angles to enclose the main front forecourt at the farm.

County: Conwy

Town: Cerrigydrudion

Community: Cerrigydrudion

Community: Cerrigydrudion

Locality: Llaethwryd

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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The building appears to have been the secondary dwelling of the unit system at Llaethwryd, dating from the C16 and improved in 1668.


Built of rubble stonework, with a slate roof. Two storeys, attached corner to corner with the primary farmhouse, the join strengthened by a lean-to structure. It is extended beyond the NE gable by a single storey outbuilding. The lower NE bay has a carriage arch formed of ashlar voussoirs forming a depressed 3-centred arch. Two small windows over. Central stack. A later lean-to addition on the SE against the first house forms a link.


Not accessible at the time of inspection. (Aug 1997)

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest, together with the attached grade II* farmhouse, as a surviving example of the unit system.

Group value with the extensive range of early farm buildings at Llaethwryd.

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