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Garnychain Farmhouse

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

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Latitude: 53.3136 / 53°18'48"N

Longitude: -3.3725 / 3°22'20"W

OS Eastings: 308659

OS Northings: 380508

OS Grid: SJ086805

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZW3.NW

Mapcode Global: WH769.5ZB3

Entry Name: Garnychain Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 July 2001

Last Amended: 18 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25597

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the N side of Gop Hill, reached by farm road S of a minor road between Gwaenysgor and Llanasa.

County: Flintshire

Town: Rhyl

Community: Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor (Trelawnyd a Gwaenysgor)

Community: Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor

Locality: Gop Hill

Traditional County: Flintshire

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An C18 farmhouse with detached bakehouse in line, both of which are shown on the 1846 Tithe map, along with a cart shed and barn enclosing a farmyard in front of the house.


A 2-storey 3-window farmhouse built across a sloping site, of rubble stone with renewed slate roof. The gable ends have massive external stacks. Windows are replaced casements in original openings with stone segmental heads. A central porch has a monopitched roof and half-glazed door in its L side. Immediately to its L is an inserted small window. The R gable end is pebble dashed. The rear has a single-storey brick lean-to to the centre, above which is a 3-light stair window under a wooden lintel. To its L is a small replaced window, above which is a replaced casement in the upper storey. On the R side is an earlier outshut under a catslide roof.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed, notwithstanding replacement of windows, as an C18 house retaining regional character, and forming a strong group with the adjacent bakehouse and byre.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bakehouse with attached former byre at Garnychain Farm
    On the E side of the house.
  • II Dovecote at Gop Farm
    In a field on the N side of Gop Farm. Gop Farm is approximately 0.8km NW of Trelawnyd church and reached by farm road N of the A5151.
  • 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 Ochr y Gop Farmhouse
    On the N side of the village, reached by farm road on the E side of the 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 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 Stable at Faenol Fach
    On the N side of the house.

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