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Ty Gwyn, including attached wall and outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Hope, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1104 / 53°6'37"N

Longitude: -3.0386 / 3°2'18"W

OS Eastings: 330573

OS Northings: 357531

OS Grid: SJ305575

Mapcode National: GBR 74.80DD

Mapcode Global: WH88R.929T

Entry Name: Ty Gwyn, including attached wall and outbuildings

Listing Date: 25 February 2000

Last Amended: 25 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22874

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Almost opposite Derby Arms PH.

County: Flintshire

Town: Wrexham

Community: Hope (Yr Hob)

Community: Hope

Locality: Caergwrle

Built-Up Area: Hope

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Probably early-to-mid C18 house with later rear wing. Attached outbuildings including former stable. To SW of stable are steps down to vaulted underground chamber.

Exterior

Two storey, 3 window house. Scribed render over stone; steeply-pitched slate roof with end chimneys; metal casement glazing. First floor has 3 casement windows. On ground floor, 3-light casement to each side of central entrance. Panelled door with rectangular Gothic overlight is set in surround with pediment and fluted pilasters with Gothic detailing. Attic window to R return. To rear, 2-storey cross range in same materials; 2 chimneys to ridge; broad open porch/verandah with slate roof. In angle between rear and front ranges, single-storey block with roof sweeping down from eaves of main part of house. At SE corner of house, wall in exposed stone has arched doorway to rear of house; simple boarded doors. At SE end of wall, attached 2-storey painted rubble outbuilding (probably former stable) with gable end facing road; window at upper level. Building has, facing house, window at eaves level; 2 doors and window to ground floor; in rear gable, doorway at upper level. Old doors, blocked slit vents. At right angles to this (to SE), similar, but lower 2-storey block.

Interior

Three bays with narrow central hall with stair in single flight to landing; stair has turned balusters and square handrail with shallow moulded top. To S, low stop-chamfered beam; two panel fielded doors with L-hinges; built-in oak corner cupboard and fireplace both with fluted columns. North room has boarded door with strap hinges. Pantry has boarded door with strap hinges. Rear room with inglenook, with curved bressumer chamfered cross beam, plank door similar to pantry. On first floor, S room has old 2-panel oak door; N room has early oak door to cupboard to L of chimney. Simple stair to attic. In attic, 2 rooms with boarded doors: N room has early double casement window with metal frame and large wrought-iron handle.

Reasons for Listing

A C18 house retaining its overall character, with good interior detail and attached outbuildings.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lilac Cottage
    Set back on a corner site adjacent to a narrow lane leading from Derby Road to the High Street, in the centre of Caergwrle village.
  • II* Pack Horse Bridge
    Spanning the River Alyn in the centre of Caergwrle village, at the end of Fellows Lane.
  • I Caergwrle Castle
    Strikingly-sited on a high natural hilltop site in the centre of Caergwrle; accessed via a path leading from the main road.
  • II Bridge End Bridge
    Spanning the river Alyn and carrying the A 550 approximately 1km S of Hope and 0.5km W of Caergwrle villages.
  • II* Plas-yn-Bwl
    Located at the southern edge of Caergwrle village on an elevated site above the A 541 (Wrexham Road); situated at the end of the lane partly behind low rubble forecourt walls.
  • II Castellated Gateway and Walls at Rhydyn Hall
    Located immediately W of the lane some 100m SE of Bridge End bridge; giving access to the lower approach to Rhydyn Hall and the former spa.
  • II* Rhydyn Hall
    Overloking the the river Alyn to the E, on the line of Wat's Dyke, approximately 0.5km E of Caergwrle village centre; accessed via an unmetalled lane running S from the road.
  • II Privy at Bryn Iorcyn Manor
    Situated in the NE corner of the south-eastern walled garden at Bryn Iorcyn Manor.

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