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A Grade II Listed Building in Lixwm, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.2279 / 53°13'40"N

Longitude: -3.2462 / 3°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 316905

OS Northings: 370824

OS Grid: SJ169708

Mapcode National: GBR 6V.0PYY

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.34G7

Entry Name: Pen-ffynnon-y-cyff

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24666

Building Class: Domestic

Location: An isolated house at the S end of the village, and reached by private track on the W side of the B5121.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Ysceifiog

Community: Ysceifiog

Locality: Lixwm

Built-Up Area: Lixwm

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Built as workmen's cottages in the third quarter of the C19 and first shown on the 1871 Ordnance Survey. Subsequently the row was converted to a single dwelling on the R-hand side, with workshops or sheds on the L-hand side.


A single-storey house set across the sloping hillside, comprising a single long range with pebble-dashed walls, slate roof, and 4 ridge stacks of which render has part fallen away revealing brick beneath. Openings are all set beneath the eaves. The house is 4-window with a boarded door L of centre between 2 horizontal sliding sash windows. The 2 windows on the R side are large-pane vertical sliding sashes. Further L are 4 boarded doors of which 2 are probably converted from windows. The R gable end has a sash window on the R side under a segmental head. A short gabled rear wing on the R side of the house has a brick end stack.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as representing a distinctive single-storeyed regional house type of the C19, retaining vernacular character.

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