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Ty-derwen (aka Oaklands)

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.0924 / 53°5'32"N

Longitude: -3.2851 / 3°17'6"W

OS Eastings: 314035

OS Northings: 355793

OS Grid: SJ140557

Mapcode National: GBR 6T.96HC

Mapcode Global: WH77H.HJWN

Entry Name: Ty-derwen (aka Oaklands)

Listing Date: 19 May 2001

Last Amended: 19 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25226

Building Class: Domestic

Location: ½km north of Garthgynan.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

Community: Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Built c1850.


Two storey house facing south to farmland and with its rear to the road. The front is in axe-dressed local limestone, the sides and rear are in rubble masonry. Two rear wings. Slate roof with end-chimneys to the main range and to the rear wings: the chimneys are all with paired square limestone shafts re-united at cornice level.

The front elevation is a symmetrical range of three windows with a central door. The windows are all of hornless sash type with 12 panes. The sills of the upper windows are continued across as a string course, but this does not return at the sides. Four-panel semi-glazed door with a small overlight incorporating margin glazing. The left (west) elevation of the main range has single similar windows, and the right (east) side elevation has a 12-pane window above and a four-pane window below.

At each side the rear wing is slightly set in. The west wing has a 16-pane window above and below. The east side has a 12-pane window above and below in the first part, then under a lower roof a 12-pane window above a door and small window, and two single storey sheds.

Reasons for Listing

A gentleman's house of the mid C19 which has fully retained its character.

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