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Ty-isa

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantysilio, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.996 / 52°59'45"N

Longitude: -3.2134 / 3°12'48"W

OS Eastings: 318657

OS Northings: 344980

OS Grid: SJ186449

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.HCY1

Mapcode Global: WH77X.MY0M

Entry Name: Ty-isa

Listing Date: 22 April 1998

Last Amended: 22 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19705

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The farmhouse lies below the hamlet of Llandinan, and is reached by a farm road off the B5103 from Pentrefelin to Rhewl.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Llangollen

Community: Llantysilio

Community: Llantysilio

Locality: Llandinan

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Ty-isa is a small hill farm of 16 acres (39.5 ha), of c1700 origin with later alterations, set on a platform site, and according to Coulter, provided one room for the use of drovers on the route from over Llantysilio Mountain to Llangollen.

Exterior

Rendered and whitewashed stone rubble, with slate roof. Built into steep sloping land, two storeys with a cellar under the lower end, 3 bays, a parlour in the lower bay, a central living room/kitchen, and an upper bay, apparently contemporary, beyond the main axial stack. Entrance a boarded door under a flat canopy between bays 1 and 2, leading directly to the stair. Sixteen paned windows throughout, the top central four panes hinged.

Interior

Timber framed truss between the stair and the living bay, extending into the roof. Access to the cellar was originally by a steep winding stair from under the stair, now from the lower gable end replacing a window in this position.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a typical example of a small hill farm, retaining its vernacular character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn at Pendre Farm
    On the slope below the farmhouse reached at the end of a lane from the A5, W of Berwyn
  • II Telephone Call-box
    The telephone Call-box stands close to the front of the Old Post Office, close to and NE of the Sun Inn at Rhewl.
  • II The Old Post Office
    The building is located beside the road, approximately 50m W of the fork on the N branch of the minor road from Rhewl to Carrog. The telephone kiosk stands close in front of its eastern bay.
  • II The Sun Inn
    The building stands close to the minor road from Rhewl to Carrog on the left bank of the River Dee, approximately 500m W of Rhewl.
  • II Maesyrychen uchaf
    The former farmhouse is set parallel to the road from Llantysilio to the A542 N of Valle Crucis, on the W side of the narrow flat valley, formerly known as the Maes-yr-ychain marshes..
  • II Tramway Bridge at Maes-yr-ychain
    Maes-yr-uchain Lane connects the Horseshoe Pass Road with the Rhewl Road. The bridge is located approximately 400m from the junction with the A452 Horseshoe Pass road, S of Maes-yr-ychain bach.
  • II Lodge to Llantysilio Hall
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  • II* Llantysilio Hall
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