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Carthouse in farmyard NE of Hendre Arddwyfaen

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangwm, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0075 / 53°0'27"N

Longitude: -3.5472 / 3°32'49"W

OS Eastings: 296283

OS Northings: 346700

OS Grid: SH962467

Mapcode National: GBR 6G.GGV5

Mapcode Global: WH66M.HN2Q

Entry Name: Carthouse in farmyard NE of Hendre Arddwyfaen

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19603

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The farm buildings stand to the ENE of the farmhouse and form a large rectangular farmyard. The Carthouse defines the SSW side of the yard.

County: Conwy

Community: Llangwm

Community: Llangwm

Locality: Arddwyfaen

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably built in the mid C19 at the time major upgrading of the farm buildings was taking place.


The carthouse is built of local rubble stone with a slate roof. It is of 2 bays, each with an open basket arch of well formed voussoirs giving on to the yard and having a loft over. A lean-to, probably contemporary, is attached to one end with a stable door, also to the yard.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Hendre Arddwyfaen farmhouse.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farm Buildings NE of Hendre Arddwyfaen
    The farm buildings stand to the ENE of the farmhouse, forming a large rectangular farmyard.
  • II Hendre Arddwyfaen
    The farmhouse is prominently sited close to the main road, by the junction with the minor road to Llanfihangel-Glyn-Myfyr.
  • II Potato Store/Root House at Hendre Arddwyfaen
    The potato store or root house stands opposite the W corner of the farmhouse, on the opposite side of the Llanfihangel road.
  • II Pont Arddwyfaen
    The bridge carries the minor road off the A5 Holyhead Road over the Afon Ceirw, leading to Llangwm.
  • II Kiln House (roddyn) at Melin Pen-y-gaer
    Melin Pen-y-gaer stands back from the road from the Holyhead Road at Arddwyfaen to Llanfihangel-Glyn-Myfyr. The kiln house stands close to and at right angles to the W side of the mill.
  • II Melin Pen-y-gaer, aka Ty-nant Mill
    The mill lies off the road to Llanfihangel-Glyn-Myfyr, running up the valley from the Holyhead Road at Hendre Arddwyfaen, and by a small stream.
  • II Pont Moelfre
    The bridge is located just off the A5 Holyhead Road, and carries the A4501 to Bala over the Afon Ceirw.
  • II Capel M C Cefn Nannau
    This prominent chapel is located on the SE side of its large graveyard, reached from the farm road to Cefn-nannau farm, on the road on the SW side of the Afon Ceirw valley.

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