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Carriage house at Voelas

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentrefoelas, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0485 / 53°2'54"N

Longitude: -3.716 / 3°42'57"W

OS Eastings: 285064

OS Northings: 351511

OS Grid: SH850515

Mapcode National: GBR 67.CXG1

Mapcode Global: WH66B.WMNT

Entry Name: Carriage house at Voelas

Listing Date: 19 October 1998

Last Amended: 19 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20607

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The carriage house forms the S side of the service courtyard, E of the house, and backs on to the walled garden.

County: Conwy

Town: Pentrefoelas

Community: Pentrefoelas

Community: Pentrefoelas

Locality: Voelas

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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The carriage house was probably built in the mid C19 as part of the range around the service yard of the earlier house, built 1856-1858 for Charles Wynn-Finch at Voelas.


Built of rubble, with a slate roof and end gable stacks. One tall lower floor and attics over. The courtyard elevation has large C20 sliding doors to the former carriage houses, and 6-paned windows over. One side door. To the rear, three large offsetting buttresses. The building extends to the E by a further hip-roofed service building.

Reasons for Listing

Included as providing enclosure to the walled garden on the N side, and of group value with adjoining buildings and the garden at Voelas.

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  • II Laundry, stable and bothy at Voelas
    The building containing the laundry, garage, stable and bothy is set transversely at the E end of the terrace across the main S front of the house.
  • II Summer House at Voelas
    The summer house is built in with the wall between the house and the stable yard, approximately 20m from the house.
  • II* Voelas
    Voelas Estate lies on the W edge of the community, W of Pentrefoelas. The house stands in its own parkland overlooking the picturesque narrow valley of the Afon Conwy.
  • II Garden walls, terraces, potting shed and peach house at Voelas
    The kitchen garden at Voelas lies E of the house and outbuildings on land sloping gently to the Afon Conwy. The peach-house is against the the N wall.
  • II Driveway bridge at Voelas (partly in Bro Garmon community)
    The drive to Voelas crosses a bridge over the Nant-y-coed running N-S and forming the community boundary with Bro Garmon immediately to W of the house.
  • II Pont Rhyd-y-Dyfrgi
    Spans the border between the Bro Garmon and Ysbyty Ifan communities.
  • II Ty'r Peg
    Prominently located on the roadside some 300m W of the junction of the A5 with the B 4407 to Ysbyty Ifan.
  • II Pont Rhyd-y-Dyfrgi
    Spanning the Afon Conwy at the SE border of the community immediately N of the A5 and carrying the metalled drive to Voelas.

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