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Fron Heulog

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanynys, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1317 / 53°7'54"N

Longitude: -3.3613 / 3°21'40"W

OS Eastings: 309017

OS Northings: 360260

OS Grid: SJ090602

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.6L0S

Mapcode Global: WH778.BKM0

Entry Name: Fron Heulog

Listing Date: 18 August 1999

Last Amended: 18 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22160

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on an imposing hillside site, approximately 1km SW of the Three Sisters and immediately above a lane running S from the A 525 at Bont Garreg.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Denbigh

Community: Llanynys

Community: Llanynys

Locality: Llanrhaeadr

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Second-half C18 farmhouse of some elegance; later additions.

Exterior

Three-storey, 3-bay farmhouse of whitened red brick construction with (whitened) sandstone quoins, on a rubble plinth. Slate roof with simply-moulded eaves band and squat modern brick end chimneys. Symmetrical facade with plain stringcourse (3 brick courses deep) between ground and first floor. Central entrance via an early C20 slated porch with wooden lattice sides and decorative porch gable; modern part-glazed wooden door with plain rectangular overlight and pegged frame. Slightly-recessed 12-pane horned sashes with cambered heads to the first and second floors; flat-arched 15-pane sashes to the ground floor (lowered from 12-panes originally). The sides are rendered; that to the N (R) has a small 4-pane casement with cambered head to the first floor.

Adjoining to the N and set back, is a low 2-storey block, construction as before. This has a 6-pane and an 8-pane sliding sash to the first floor and a recessed upper boarded entrance to the gable end. Adjoining the latter is a modern garage extension. Extruded in the angle between the house and the recessed additional block is a modern lean-to porch of whitened brick.

Interior

The interior was not inspected at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as an elegent late Georgian farmhouse retaining good original external character and detail.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Barn at Pant Glas Isaf
    Located towards the southern boundary of the community immediately to the N of the present farmhouse; accessed via a short track running W from a lane leading SW from the A 525.
  • II T-shaped Agricultural Range at Bachymbyd Fawr
    Located approximately 150m SE of Bachymbyd Fawr.
  • II* Bachymbyd Fawr
    Located approximately 200m SW of the main road on the western slopes of the Vale of Clwyd; accessed via a farm lane.
  • II Garden Walls and Well House at Bachymbyd Fawr
    Located immediately to the SE of Bachymbyd Fawr.
  • II Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn Lodge
    Located on the roadside a short distance from Pont Rhyd-y-Gwaed.
  • II Capel-y-Wern
    Prominently sited at a cross-roads towards the eastern boundary of the community, some 1.6km SW of Llanrhaeadr on a lane leading to Cyffylliog; set behind a low rubble wall enclosing a shallow forecou
  • II The Grange
    Located at the north-western boundary of the village of Rhewl, on the eastern side of the river Clywedog; set in its own grounds at the end of a tree-lined drive running SW from a lane leading NW from
  • II Pyllau-Clai
    Located at the NE boundary of the community approximately 1km NW of Bont-uchel; accessed via a metalled lane running NE from a road running N from the bridge at Bont-Uchel.

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