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A Grade II Listed Building in Bodfari, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.2347 / 53°14'5"N

Longitude: -3.3657 / 3°21'56"W

OS Eastings: 308942

OS Northings: 371727

OS Grid: SJ089717

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.0BXM

Mapcode Global: WH76P.8YJK

Entry Name: Nant-gwilym-uchaf

Listing Date: 12 April 2002

Last Amended: 12 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26483

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Reached by a minor road from Delfryn, about 400 m north-east of the Tremeirchion to Bodfari road. Nant-gwilym-uchaf is below the road; farm building to east, garden to south.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Bodfari

Community: Bodfari

Locality: Nantgwilym

Traditional County: Flintshire

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The late C18 or early C19 farmhouse of a small farm, recorded in 1843 as part of the estate of the Hon. Edward Mostyn Lloyd Mostyn, tenanted by Thomas Salisbury with about 30 acres (12.2 hectares).


A two-storey, two window small farmhouse in brick with a slate roof and brick end chimneys. The gables are also coped in brick. At rear a catslide extension to the roof is carried on framing of unwrought timber. At first floor level at the front is a plat-band of three brickwork courses; the eaves are decorated with a dentil course.

Boarded front door a little offset to the left, horizontally sliding sash windows in the front elevation and the gable ends.

Reasons for Listing

A minor farmhouse of the late C18 or early C19, which has retained its historical character well.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Nantlys Lodge
    1.5 km south of Tremeirchion Parish Church, at the north side of the lane to Nantlys.
  • II Plumgate (otherwise Delfryn)
    1.5 km south of Tremeirchion Parish Church, on the west side of the Bodfari Road, to the north of the drive to Nantlys. One wall of a former walled garden survives to the north-west of the house.
  • II Limekiln at Graig Tremerchion
    To east of the B5429 about 1 km south of Tremeirchion Parish Church, reached through the grounds of New Inn Cottage; disused quarry to rear.
  • II* Henblas Hall
    At west side of the B5429 Tremeirchion to Bodfari Road, 1 km south of Tremeirchion Parish Church
  • II Enclosed pool and well head at Ffynnon Beuno
    At the north-west corner of Ffynnon Beuno farmhouse, facing the road.
  • II Brynbella South Lodge and Gates
    At south gate of Brynbella
  • II Adwy-wynt
    Reached by a minor road about 1 km north of Bodfari Parish Church; situated beside the Offa's Dyke Path and opposite Moel-y-Gaer, its upland location providing fine views to the south-east along the V
  • II Nantlys Coach House
    Facing stable yard immediately north-west of Nantlys. The stable yard has a stone-coped brick perimeter wall.

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