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Plas yn Eglwyseg

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantysilio, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0075 / 53°0'26"N

Longitude: -3.1707 / 3°10'14"W

OS Eastings: 321541

OS Northings: 346216

OS Grid: SJ215462

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.GJ9R

Mapcode Global: WH77Y.8NCR

Entry Name: Plas yn Eglwyseg

Listing Date: 7 June 1963

Last Amended: 22 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19702

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Eglwyseg hamlet is on the minor road from Llangollen through the Nant Eglwyseg to Minera. The farmhouse stands on a bank overlooking the road junction and bridge at the centre of Eglwyseg.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Llangollen

Community: Llantysilio

Community: Llantysilio

Locality: Eglwyseg

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably built in the early C19, with the attached farm building added mid century. Double pile plan around a central stair hall. Kitchen at rear.

Exterior

Stone rubble with ashlar quoining, and slate roofs. Two storeys, with a cellar at the S end, double pile plan with gable stacks and central entrance hall. The front elevation, facing E, is of 3 window bays. Central 4-panelled door the two upper panels glazed, set under a bracketed gabled canopy. To either side 3-light iron small-paned casements set in timber frames, the ground floor set under segmental brick arches to the openings, and lintels to the three 2-light first floor windows. Stone sills. Some early glass remains. The gable stacks are now rendered.

At the downhill S end, a substantial added 2-storey farm building, consisting of stabling on the ground floor and loft over, of similar construction, having its principal elevation in the lower gable end; central stable door and vented side windows with overlights. Two boarded doors to the loft over. At the front corner, a large quoin stone has moulded arrises; perhaps part of a pre-conquest cross base.

Interior

No access at the time of inspection. RCAHMW reports chamfered ceiling beams with some moulded joists. Fireplace with side cupboards. The SW room has a two-panelled door and cyma moulded mantel shelf. An oak staircase runs full height, with a moulded rail, close string and double square newels on the landings. On the first floor, further beams and joists. The roof has purlins.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a substantial early C19 farmhouse retaining much of its original detail.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Eglwyseg Bridge
    Located at the centre of the hamlet of Eglwyseg, carrying the minor road to Llangollen over the River Eglwyseg.
  • II Lime Kiln above Bryn-goleu
    The lime kiln is built into the slope of the Cregiau Eglwyseg, approximately 80m above the rebuilt house of Bryn-goleu.
  • II Old Farmhouse at Ty-brith
    Ty-brith is located on the E side of Eglwyseg Glen, approximately 900m N of St Mary's Church. The old farmhouse is on a platform site, to the N and at right angles to the present farmhouse.
  • II Tan-y-graig
    The farmhouse stands in the Eglwyseg Valley, set back from the road under the shoulder of Craig Arthur of Cregiau Eglwyseg. It is reached by a farm road.
  • II Pen-y-clawdd Farmhouse
    The farm lies on the road joining the Horseshoe Pass road with the Eglwyseg valley, approximately 150m from the junction with the A542.
  • II Ty Canol
    Located on the west side of the road that follows the Eglwyseg river to World's End; c5.5km due N of Llangollen.
  • II Ty'n-y-pistyll Villa
    The house stands prominently on a steep bank above the Britannia Inn.
  • II Outbuilding at Bwlch-issa
    The outbuilding stands opposite and parallel to the house, at the entrance to the farmyard.

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