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Ddol Afon Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ysceifiog, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.2306 / 53°13'50"N

Longitude: -3.2888 / 3°17'19"W

OS Eastings: 314065

OS Northings: 371173

OS Grid: SJ140711

Mapcode National: GBR 6S.0KM4

Mapcode Global: WH76X.G245

Entry Name: Ddol Afon Cottage

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24686

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Facing the road on the N side of Ddol Ganol Farm and opposite a minor road to Ysceifiog.

County: Flintshire

Town: Mold

Community: Ysceifiog

Community: Ysceifiog

Locality: Ddol

Traditional County: Flintshire

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A cottage incorporating a toll house and probably built in the late C18, although the windows are late C19.


A single-storey 3-window cottage of rubble stone and slate roof, with stacks R of centre and at the L end. The windows are horizontal sliding sashes and are late C19 replacements in original openings, except the R-hand window, which replaces an original doorway. A boarded door is L of centre and has strap hinges. The L gable end has an inserted sash window to the L side and a smaller window to the R. Behind is an added parallel rear wing in rubble stone.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare surviving toll house retaining C19 character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Plas-yn-crwmp
    Set back on the W side of a minor road between Ddol and Colomendy, immediately S of Afon Chwiler and E of Afon Disgynfa.
  • II Lower House at Bron Fadog
    At right angles to the S end of Bron Fadog Farmhouse.
  • II Bron Fadog
    About 1.2 km ENE of Afonwen and reached by lane off SE side of minor road between Afonwen and Babell.
  • II Gatehouse with attached garden walls at Bryn Sion
    On the SE side of the house.
  • II* Bryn Sion
    Approximately 0.75km NE of Afonwen and reached by private road on the W side of a minor road between Afonwen and Babell.
  • II Plas Gwyn
    Reached by private drive on the S side of a minor road between Ddol and Pen-y-felin.
  • II Swan Cottage
    An isolated house set at right angles from the A541 between Melin-y-wern and Ddol.
  • II Row of kilns at former Afon Wen Portland Cement Works
    Approximately 180m NE of the junction of the A541 and B5122 and on the E side of Heron's Retreat Holiday Park.

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