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Pen y bryn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandrillo, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 52.9327 / 52°55'57"N

Longitude: -3.4176 / 3°25'3"W

OS Eastings: 304810

OS Northings: 338201

OS Grid: SJ048382

Mapcode National: GBR 6M.MB97

Mapcode Global: WH786.GKS1

Entry Name: Pen y bryn

Listing Date: 3 October 2003

Last Amended: 3 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81890

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located off a lane which runs E from the B4401 at Pont yr Hendwr, following and then crossing the Afon Llynor. Set back from the N side of the lane in a slightly raised position surrounded by gardens

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llandrillo

Community: Llandrillo

Locality: Melin y Glyn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Probably C18. Shown on the Llandrillo tithe map of 1843. This was part of a small group of cottages at Melin y Glyn; a similar single-storey cottage to the W is now in ruins.


Small single-storey 3-unit cottage with lobby entrance. Constructed of white-washed rubble stone under a slate roof, with stone end stack to R. Boarded door with small light to R, against stack. Small 2-light wooden casement windows to centre and L, rising to eaves. Small added units to each end; that to L is set back under the same roof line, with casement window. Unit to R has slightly lower ridge-height, and is rendered with casement to L and doorway to R. Rear not seen.


No access to interior at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a small single-storey rural cottage retaining its historic character, a building type which is becoming increasingly rare.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Melin y Glyn
    Located off a lane which runs E from the B4401 at Pont yr Hendwr following the Afon Llynor. The complex is set down from the N side of the lane. The mill bounds the E side of a yard, which contains
  • II Pont yr Hendwr
    Carrying the B4401 over the Afon Lynor, approx 1.7km N of Llandrillo. The Llynor is a tributary of the River Dee.
  • II Hendwr Barn
    Located on the W side of the road approx 1.7km N of the village, and immediately SW of Pont yr Hendwr. The gable end faces the road.
  • II* Plas-yn-Faerdref
    Located off the E side of the road, in a slightly raised position, approx 2km N of Llandrillo.
  • II Hendwr
    Located off the W side of the road and approx 2.3km N of the village. Reached down a long tree-lined avenue which leads from Pont yr Hendwr. The front faces E, with gardens to sides and rear.
  • II Rhyd y Glafes
    Located off the B4401 road, approximately 1.5km S of Cynwyd village.
  • II War Memorial
    Located on grass in front of the Community Hall.
  • II Pont Lladrillo
    Carrying the High Street over the Afon Ceidiog on the E side of the village.

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