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Ochr y Gop Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor (Trelawnyd a Gwaenysgor), Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.3088 / 53°18'31"N

Longitude: -3.3652 / 3°21'54"W

OS Eastings: 309131

OS Northings: 379967

OS Grid: SJ091799

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZY5.7L

Mapcode Global: WH76H.83R6

Entry Name: Ochr y Gop Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 July 2001

Last Amended: 18 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25590

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the N side of the village, reached by farm road on the E side of the minor road between Trelawnyd and Llanasa.

County: Flintshire

Town: Rhyl

Community: Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor (Trelawnyd a Gwaenysgor)

Community: Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor

Locality: Trelawnyd

Traditional County: Flintshire

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A substantial C18 farmhouse, and shown with an integral rear wing and bakehouse on the 1844 Tithe map. Alteration was made to the rear in the final quarter of the C19 and is first shown on the 1899 Ordnance Survey. A continuous rear wing was built parallel with the main range to give the house its distinctive double-pitched roof. The main house was also re-roofed at this time.


A Georgian 2-storey 5-bay house, built across the hillside on a sloping site. The walls are of rubble stone. The roof is a double-pitched slate roof, with end stacks of scribed roughcast over brick to each gable. On the L side of the front are traces of pebble-dash and roughcast rusticated pilasters, probably added in the late C19. A garden wall is attached at the L end. Inside a central gabled porch, which has pebble-dashed walls, is a boarded door under a 2-pane overlight. Above it is a replaced window. Otherwise, the windows, all beneath wooden lintels, are small-pane horned sashes with stone sills, except the window lower R which has a brick sill. In the L end wall is a late C19 small-pane casement lower L beneath the front gable. The 2-window rear gable has late C19 4-pane sashes. In the R end wall, beneath the late C19 rear gable, is a boarded door to the L and 4-pane sash windows above it and to the R. The 2-window rear has openings offset to the L side, comprising 4-pane sashes and a boarded door lower L. On the R side of the rear is a lower gabled bakehouse with exceptionally large and tall external stone stack. Facing the rear of the house, it has a boarded stable door on the L side, and a boarded loft door centrally placed and reached from the higher yard at the back of the house. The opposite side wall of the bakehouse has a continuous outshut projecting in front of the L side wall of the main house, where there is a casement inserted into an earlier, wider opening.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a farmhouse with regionally characteristic bakehouse wing, retaining strong C18 character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Trelawnyd Memorial Hall
    Prominently sited in the centre of the village on the N side of London Road, the main road through the village.
  • II Telephone Call-box
    Near the centre of the village on the W side of the junction between London Road and Well Street, against E gable end of 1-3 London Road.
  • II Still House
    Set back on the SE side of Well Street.
  • II Bryn y Gwynt
    Approximately 0.7km NE of Trelawnyd church set back on the N side of a minor road between Trelawnyd and Llanasa.
  • II Ysgol Trelawnyd
    In a forecourt and set back and above the N side of London Road, opposite the junction of a minor road to Trelawnyd church.
  • II Stable at Faenol Fach
    On the N side of the house.
  • II Faenol Fach
    In its own grounds on the E side of the churchyard.
  • II Siamber Wen
    An isolated house on the S side of the village, reached by a short track E of the S end of Well Street opposite Glan-y-wern.

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