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Ty Canol

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantysilio, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.019 / 53°1'8"N

Longitude: -3.1624 / 3°9'44"W

OS Eastings: 322119

OS Northings: 347489

OS Grid: SJ221474

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.FSBN

Mapcode Global: WH77Y.DCBX

Entry Name: Ty Canol

Listing Date: 7 June 1963

Last Amended: 22 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19713

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the west side of the road that follows the Eglwyseg river to World's End; c5.5km due N of Llangollen.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Llangollen

Community: Llantysilio

Community: Llantysilio

Locality: Eglwyseg

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Once dated on an internal beam, 1674, the original late C17 small farmhouse was burnt-out c1987 and has been substantially restored. The original internal timber work, including a fine staircase, was lost in the fire, but the building retains its late C17 form.


Small farmhouse. 2 storeyed, 2-unit, lobby entry plan with entrance against gable end stack, and lower rear wing. Whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof. Doorway in pent-roofed porch: boarded, cross-grooved and studded door, a post-fire feature. Windows (again all renewed after the fire) are leaded 2-pane casements with timber lintels. Rear wing also has doorway as lobby entry against gable end stack, with pent-roofed porch; small lean-to in angle with main range, and 2-pane gabled half-dormer above.


Interior detail all renewed following fire, but rear wing retains massive gable stack with oven and renewed fire lintel.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a small late C17 farmhouse, retaining vernacular character, and especially its lobby entry plan form, notwithstanding the renewal of all detail following a fire.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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 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 Agricultural range to the W of Plas-uchaf
    Plas-uchaf stands at the top of the narrow Eglwyseg valley, on the minor mountain road to Minera. The long agricultural range stands to the S, set apart from the house.
  • II* Plas-uchaf
    The house is set at the head of a narrow valley, on the mountain road to Minera.
  • II Eglwyseg Bridge
    Located at the centre of the hamlet of Eglwyseg, carrying the minor road to Llangollen over the River Eglwyseg.
  • II Plas yn Eglwyseg
    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.

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