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Hendre Blaenau

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangernyw, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.1631 / 53°9'47"N

Longitude: -3.7025 / 3°42'8"W

OS Eastings: 286274

OS Northings: 364244

OS Grid: SH862642

Mapcode National: GBR 68.4M44

Mapcode Global: WH65S.3R5F

Entry Name: Hendre Blaenau

Listing Date: 17 March 1999

Last Amended: 17 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21468

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The farmhouse stands on sloping ground 50m S of the B5384, approximately 0.5 km E of Pandy Tudur village.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Llangernyw

Community: Llangernyw

Locality: Pandy Tudur

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Original nucleus probably built in the late C17 or early C18 and extended to W in early C19 to house service rooms and additional bedroom.


Two storey vernacular house with front elevation facing S, outshot to N and single storey outbuilding and privy attached to E gable end. Built of roughcast rendered rubble masonry, painted on S and part of N elevation; W gable end hung with Welsh slates. Gabled Welsh slate roofs with clayware ridge and catslide over outshot. A rendered brick chimney stack stands above the E gable; a brick ridge stack marks the line of the W gable end of the original house. Symmetrical front elevation of original cottage has central boarded door within a gabled porch built of rendered brick with slate roof. On either side, ground and first floor windows have 8/8-pane sash windows. House extended to W without break in roof line or frontage; matching 8/8 sash window to ground floor with part-glazed door to W; 4/4 horizontal sliding sash window to first floor. Ground floor openings have cambered heads; first floor windows beneath eaves. Three small unmatching casement windows in outshot.


The ground floor ceilings in the original building nucleus are of oak and framed in three directions with main cross beam spanning N-S, stop-chamfered spine beams and joists. Large fireplace with kitchen range in W bay. First floor rooms are partially within the roofspace and have sloping ceilings.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good and unaltered example of an early C18 vernacular farmhouse, extended early in the C19, retaining features of architectural and historic interest.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Plas yn Blaenau
    On an elevated site at the end of a track 200m E of the minor road linking the B5384 to the A548, approximately 1km ENE of Pandy Tudur.
  • II Cow Byres and external stone stair at Plas yn Blaenau
    The byres stand in a row of farm buildings built into rising ground below the farmhouse. The buildings are parallel with and approximately 20m E of the farmhouse, with garden between.
  • II Cow Byre and Mill at Plas yn Blaenau
    The byre and adjoining mill building form part of a row of farm buildings built into rising ground below the farmhouse. Byre united to adjacent byres to S by stone staircase rising from farmyard to
  • II Ty'n y Llidiart
    The cottage is located approximately 200m E of the B5384, about 2km N of Gwytherin village centre at the end of a curving track.
  • II Milestone
    The milestone stands by the road on the N side of the A548 approximately 1km W of Pandy Tudur Village Centre.
  • II Pont Ty'n-y-ddol
    The bridge carries the minor road, by-passed by the A548, between Llangernyw and Llanrwst over the Afon Gallen, 2km S of Llangernyw village centre.
  • II Milestone
    The milestone stands to the W side of the A548, approximately 2km SSW of Llangernyw village centre.

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