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Tyn Rhos Uchaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberffraw, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.219 / 53°13'8"N

Longitude: -4.427 / 4°25'37"W

OS Eastings: 238051

OS Northings: 371850

OS Grid: SH380718

Mapcode National: GBR 59.1C28

Mapcode Global: WH42Y.ZC13

Entry Name: Tyn Rhos Uchaf

Listing Date: 25 November 1998

Last Amended: 25 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20963

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the NW side of a country road c. 500m SW of Soar and c. 4km NE of Aberffraw.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Aberffraw

Community: Aberffraw

Locality: Soar

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History

Early C19 vernacular farmhouse. A datestone over the doorway is inscribed: 1824 P E.

Exterior

A 2-storey, 2-unit plan farmhouse with shorter service range (dairy/kitchen) to left (SW). Built of rubble masonry, the right (NE) gable return rendered. Roof of small slates with rendered copings and gable stacks; massive stack to service range. Principal elevation a 2-window range with doorway between, openings offset to right (NE); windows are slightly recessed, 4-pane horned sashes with slate sills, doorway is square-headed with a datestone above reading: 1824 P E. Service range to left (SW) with similarly detailed ground floor window, the first floor opening now blocked. The rear elevation has scattered fenestration of varyingly sized 4-pane sash windows, including a central stair window, and a square-headed doorway to the NE end.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of an early C19 farmhouse of a characteristic regional type; retaining its simple vernacular character, including the use of small roofing slates, and sash windows.

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