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Tyrpeg Mynydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentrefoelas, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0726 / 53°4'21"N

Longitude: -3.6508 / 3°39'2"W

OS Eastings: 289496

OS Northings: 354095

OS Grid: SH894540

Mapcode National: GBR 6B.BFN2

Mapcode Global: WH66C.W1P8

Entry Name: Tyrpeg Mynydd

Listing Date: 19 October 1998

Last Amended: 19 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20584

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house stands close to the road on the 350m contour at the S boundary of the moorland of Mynydd Hiraethog.

County: Conwy

Town: Pentrefoelas

Community: Pentrefoelas

Community: Pentrefoelas

Locality: Hafod

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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The building was probably erected as a turnpike cottage soon after the establishment of the Pentrefoelas to Denbigh turnpike in 1824. The gate was finally removed in c1950.


Painted stone rubble, the gable ends rendered, and a slate roof. Single storey, 2 rooms, with a lean-to extension on the S end. Boarded door flanked by small casement windows, the one in the S bay paned, the other replaced later in the C19. In the N gable end a small window by the fireplace facing over the moor. Rendered gable stacks. The lean-to has a door to the front.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a little altered turnpike cottage in a remote position and of considerable historic character, a good example of the work of a turnpike trust.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Chapel at Hafod
    The chapel is set at a remote crossroads on the edge of open moorland 2.75km from the junction with the A5 Holyhead Road.
  • II Telephone Call-box at Hafod
    Hafod is at a remote crossroads on the edge of open moorland 2.75km from the junction with the A5 Holyhead Road. The call box is located close to the end of the small chapel.
  • II Glanrafon
    The building lies immediately W of the chapel on the farm road to Hafodty Hafod Dre.

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