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Latitude: 53.0726 / 53°4'21"N
Longitude: -3.6508 / 3°39'2"W
OS Eastings: 289496
OS Northings: 354095
OS Grid: SH894540
Mapcode National: GBR 6B.BFN2
Mapcode Global: WH66C.W1P8
Entry Name: Tyrpeg Mynydd
Listing Date: 19 October 1998
Last Amended: 19 October 1998
Source ID: 20584
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The house stands close to the road on the 350m contour at the S boundary of the moorland of Mynydd Hiraethog.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The building was probably erected as a turnpike cottage soon after the establishment of the Pentrefoelas to Denbigh turnpike in 1824. The gate was finally removed in c1950.
Painted stone rubble, the gable ends rendered, and a slate roof. Single storey, 2 rooms, with a lean-to extension on the S end. Boarded door flanked by small casement windows, the one in the S bay paned, the other replaced later in the C19. In the N gable end a small window by the fireplace facing over the moor. Rendered gable stacks. The lean-to has a door to the front.
Included as a little altered turnpike cottage in a remote position and of considerable historic character, a good example of the work of a turnpike trust.
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