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Former Brewhouse at Faerdre

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Talhaiarn, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2661 / 53°15'57"N

Longitude: -3.5569 / 3°33'24"W

OS Eastings: 296258

OS Northings: 375474

OS Grid: SH962754

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZLN.RX

Mapcode Global: WH65G.B5HH

Entry Name: Former Brewhouse at Faerdre

Listing Date: 22 July 1998

Last Amended: 22 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20162

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located immediately opposite Faerdre, facing the house accross a partly rock-cut farmyard.

County: Conwy

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn (Llanfair Talhaearn)

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn

Locality: Faerdre

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably C17 building, perhaps originally domestic (steward's house?); subsequently a brewhouse.


Two-bay single-storey building of rubble, partly built on rock foundations; slate roof with rough rubble gable parapets and large chimney to L gable. Open entrance to the L, with small, modern-glazed light beyond. To the R is a 4-pane C19 window in a former entrance (reduced opening), with a further entrance with boarded door to the far R; all openings have exposed timber lintels. The R (E) gable has a bricked-up former loading bay.


Two-bay interior with central rubble dividing wall. Huge 2-stage projecting chimney breast with wide, flat oak bressummer.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at Faerdre.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Faerdre
    Located on a rise at the NE boundary of the community, approximately 1km SW of the village of St George; accessed via a farm track running NW from Faerdre Hill lane and set behind low rubble enclosing
  • II Primary Barn at Faerdre
    Located 20m to the E of Faerdre, facing a farmyard.
  • II The Turnpike
    The house is set close to the road, approximately 850m from the centre of St George village, and 150m NW of the Nant Ddu road junction.
  • II* Dinorben Hall
    The farmhouse stands on high land, approximately 150m W of the minor road running S from the village of St George.
  • II Barn at Dinorben Hall
    The barn occupies the W side of the farmyard, which lies to the SW of the Hall.
  • II Hendre-uchaf
    The former farmhouse lies at the foot of The Warren hill and Coed-y-gaufron, overlooking the marshlands to the NNE. It is accessed by a farm road off St George's Road, approximately 1m S of Abergele.
  • II Pen-yr-Allt
    Located on an elevated hillside site above the Nant-y-Creigiau, towards the northern boundary of the community; accessed via a lane running N from the old Roman road in the direction of Abergele.
  • II Former Brewhouse at Pen-yr-Allt
    Immediately adjacent to Pen-yr-Allt.

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