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Dyffryn Elwy

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Talhaiarn, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2196 / 53°13'10"N

Longitude: -3.6109 / 3°36'39"W

OS Eastings: 292538

OS Northings: 370378

OS Grid: SH925703

Mapcode National: GBR 6C.15CY

Mapcode Global: WH65M.HBRN

Entry Name: Dyffryn Elwy

Listing Date: 22 July 1998

Last Amended: 22 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20156

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the main road approximately 0.5 km NW of the village centre on the N side of the river Elwy; behind a hedged front garden.

County: Conwy

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn (Llanfair Talhaearn)

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Late Regency/early Victorian 2-storey villa of c1835, with C20 addition to the SE.

Exterior

Of rubble construction with original graded, shallow-pitched, hipped slate roof with lead flashings and oversailing eaves; 2 plain chimneys with simple cornicing and Victorian chimney pots. Three-bay facade with raised ground floor and central entrance; this has a single-storey flat-roofed porch, accessed via a flight of steps from the garden, with square supporting corner posts and simple moulded entablature. Original 6-panel door (lower 2 blind) with rectangular multi-pane fanlight. Both ground and first floors retain their original, slightly-recessed 12-pane unhorned sashes with fanned slate-stone lintels and projecting sills. A lower, wide gabled service wing adjoins to the rear with further 12-pane original sashes and a later C19 4-pane sash to the W side; to the E are12-pane sashes to the first floor with later C19 paired 4-pane sashes to the ground floor. A single-storey hipped-roofed modern extension adjoins to the SE.

Interior

The interior was not inspected at the time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as an imposing second-quarter C19 house with well-preserved external character in a prominent road-side position.

Group value with Elwy Cottage.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Elwy Cottage
    Set back from the main road approximately 0.5 km NW of the village centre on the N side of the river Elwy, behind a hedged and walled garden.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the N side of the main road 50m NW of Llanfair bridge.
  • II Llanfair Bridge
    Spanning the Afon Elwy at the N end of the village.
  • II Old School
    Prominently-sited at the N end of the village opposite Llanfair Bridge; low rubble walled forecourt, with simple spear-headed railings to the side.
  • II Glandwr
    Adjoining the Old School and set back slightly behind simple C19 spear-headed iron railings.
  • II Plas-yn-Llan
    Prominently located on a triangular plot opposite Llanfair bridge at the N end of the village, facing a small square; set back slightly behind a hedged and railed forecourt.
  • II Neuadd Elwy
    Located prominently in the village centre closing the main square to the W.
  • II* Parish Church of St Mary
    Located on an elevated site high above the village centre within a rubble-walled churchyard.

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