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Pen-y-Cae Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.1489 / 53°8'56"N

Longitude: -3.3997 / 3°23'58"W

OS Eastings: 306487

OS Northings: 362224

OS Grid: SJ064622

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.5NN0

Mapcode Global: WH777.R39S

Entry Name: Pen-y-Cae Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 November 1999

Last Amended: 29 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22707

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located approximately 0.6km S of Rhewl and 1km E of Prion, to the W of the eastern drive to Llewesog Hall; accessed via a track running W from the drive.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Denbigh

Community: Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch

Community: Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch

Locality: Prion

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Early C19 farmhouse with integrated barn, stabling and hay loft; C20 additions and alterations.


Two-storey farmhouse with adjoining agricultural range to the L (SE). Of whitened limestone rubble construction with slate roofs, that to the barn section steeply pitched; plain end chimneys to the house section, that to the L rendered and raised. Near-central entrance with segmentally-arched head and boarded door, the upper section with 6-pane glazing. Original flanking windows with cambered heads and 12-pane sliding sashes. The entrance and the right-hand window are contained within a large, single-storey modern glazed porch; C20 6-pane steel-framed windows to first floor, under the eaves. Single-bay service section stepped-down to the R, with cambered window to the ground floor having 6-pane plain glazing; C20 3-pane window to the first floor under the eaves.

The barn section is stepped-down flush to the L and has a boarded entrance in wooden frame to its R; 2-light, plain-glazed window to the loft above. Larger barn entrance to the L with cambered head and framed stable door. To the L of this is an external stone stair ascending from R to L with a plain C20 iron rail. Upper entrance, as before, contained within a shallow gabled dormer. To the L of this are 2 cambered stable entrances with boarded and framed stable doors; two 2-light unglazed windows to the loft above, set under the eaves. Modern windows to the rear.


The interior was not inspected at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as an early C19 regional farmhouse with integrated agricultural range, retaining good original external character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llewesog Hall
    Located within its own grounds and set within a partly-wooded park approximately 1km SE of Prion; accessed via an unmetalled track running SE from a lane leading S off the main Prion-Llanrhaeadr road.
  • II Icehouse at Llewesog Hall
    Situated in woodland 120m SW of Llewesog Hall near to the junction of the minor road from Llanrhaeadr to Prion and the drive to the Hall.
  • II Groes-Gwta Farmhouse
    Located opposite the chapel in the centre of Prion, on the N side of the lane, its E side facing a small walled garden parallel to the road.
  • II Prion Chapel and Ty Capel including Forecourt Walls and Gates
    Located in the centre of Prion, set back from the lane behind a walled and metalled forecourt on a slight rise, the chapel at right-angles to the road.
  • II Cart and Stable Block at Groes-Gwta
    Located immediately to the N of the agricultural range at Groes-Gwta.
  • II Agricultural Range at Groes-Gwta
    Located immediately to the W of the farmhouse on a sloping site at right-angles to the lane.
  • II Primary House at Cae Serwyd
    Located approximately 1.2km SE of Prion and 0.5km S of Llewesog Hall on an elevated site immediately to the SW of the present farmhouse; accessed via a track running S from a lane running to the S of
  • II Agricultural Range at Cae Serwyd
    To the S of the present farmhouse and closing the farmyard on the S side adjacent to, and at right-angels with, the primary house.

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