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Gatelodge to Eyarth House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.0874 / 53°5'14"N

Longitude: -3.3028 / 3°18'10"W

OS Eastings: 312842

OS Northings: 355259

OS Grid: SJ128552

Mapcode National: GBR 6S.9G79

Mapcode Global: WH77H.7NHH

Entry Name: Gatelodge to Eyarth House

Listing Date: 19 May 2001

Last Amended: 19 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25228

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At entrance to grounds of Eyarth House, ½km west of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

Community: Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Built in 1862.


A small gate lodge of cruciform plan, with four gabled roofs of equal height. Local limestone masonry with decorative slate roof, including the special feature of decorative slates in the roof valleys.

The front facing the gateway to Eyarth House is the north elevation, consisting of the door in the gabled north wing flanked by lattice casement windows. Modern gabled hood to door supported on brackets. Timber bargeboards. Small similar windows in side gables. The front door is boarded and has an arched frame.

A small additional wing has been unobtrusively placed in the south west angle. Small lean-to addition to the south-facing gable.

The date is displayed on a stone above the door.


Interior under renovation at the time of the survey.

Reasons for Listing

A small mid-Victorian gatelodge in simplified picturesque style which has retained its character and is of group value with Eyarth House.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Eyarth
    Over the Avon Clwyd, 1km west of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
  • II Pont Eyarth (partly in Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd community)
    Spanning the Afon Clwyd at the eastern boundary of the community.
  • II Limekiln
    Located approximately 100m SE of Pont Eyarth towards the eastern boundary of the community; built into a wooded slope adjacent to a disused quarry, set back from the road on the NW side.
  • II Eyarth House
    In private grounds 1km south west of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
  • II Nos.1-8 Elizabeth Owen Charity Almshouses
    At the west side of the village of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, set back from the road behind an open green space and the war memorial.
  • II War Memorial
    In the centre of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, in front of the Elizabeth Owen almshouses, in a low-walled paved area.
  • II Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd Controlled School
    At the west side of the village of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, in a large playground enclosed at north and east by railings above a stone retaining wall.
  • II Ceffyl Gwyn Public House
    In Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, opposite the Elizabeth Owen almshouses.

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