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Former Brewhouse at Pen-yr-Allt

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Talhaiarn, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2625 / 53°15'44"N

Longitude: -3.5725 / 3°34'21"W

OS Eastings: 295206

OS Northings: 375097

OS Grid: SH952750

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZHQ.C6

Mapcode Global: WH65G.3827

Entry Name: Former Brewhouse at Pen-yr-Allt

Listing Date: 22 July 1998

Last Amended: 22 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20168

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Immediately adjacent to Pen-yr-Allt.

County: Conwy

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn (Llanfair Talhaearn)

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn

Locality: Pen-yr-Allt

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Brewhouse block, probably early C18. It is likely to be contemporary with the rebuilding of the house under Thomas Jones, DJ, dated 1710 and the barn, dated 1725.


Tall rectangular brewhouse block of one-and-a-half storeys, set into a hillslope. Of rubble construction with slate roof and kneelered rubble gable parapets. To the rear is a tall chimney (much overgrown at the time of inspection: 1/98). The main front, facing the house, has a boarded door with early C20 part-glazed window to L, both with exposed timber lintels; above is a wide 3-pane C20 casement also with expressed lintel. There is an upper entrance with boarded door and timber lintel to the rear. Adjoining to the L is a C19 lean-to extension with catslide roof and brick parapet to the rear; plain, modern entrance to side.


Modern beamed ceiling and C19 oven entrance to rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items at Pen-yr-Allt.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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 L-shaped Agricultural Range at Pen-yr-Allt
    Enclosing a narrow farmyard on a rise to the W of and above Pen-yr-Allt.
  • II Tower on Tower Hill
    The tower stands on the highest point of the hill, commanding extensive views of the Clwydian Range, the Lancashire coast, and to the W, Snowdonia.
  • 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 Former Brewhouse at Faerdre
    Located immediately opposite Faerdre, facing the house accross a partly rock-cut farmyard.
  • II Primary Barn at Faerdre
    Located 20m to the E of Faerdre, facing a farmyard.
  • 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 Milestone
    Located on the roadside at the eastern boundary of the community.

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