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Hendre Ddu

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangernyw, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.182 / 53°10'55"N

Longitude: -3.6817 / 3°40'54"W

OS Eastings: 287715

OS Northings: 366307

OS Grid: SH877663

Mapcode National: GBR 69.3D58

Mapcode Global: WH65S.F81Z

Entry Name: Hendre Ddu

Listing Date: 17 March 1999

Last Amended: 17 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21487

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Hendre Ddu stands to the N of a minor road 20m E of the A548, approximately 1.25km S of Llangernyw village centre.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Llangernyw

Community: Llangernyw

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably built earlier in the C19, the farmhouse appears on the 1840 Tithe Map in the ownership of Sandbach of Hafodunos.


Large two storey L- plan farmhouse. Built of local stone random rubble with larger rubble quoins. Welsh slate gabled roofs with oversailing eaves and verges with exposed rafters and purlin-ends. Brick gable and ridge stacks with oversailing courses. Symmetrical slate hung front elevation, facing S, has three bays of 8/8 sash windows; first floor windows in gabled half-dormers. Central porch of stone rubble has 18-pane window with stone lintel and sill in gable end and side entrance to E with gothic arch and 8 pane part-glazed door. E elevation has scattered fenestration with 8/8 sash windows, one 24-pane cast iron window and boarded door all with cambered brick arches and stone sills. Rear elevation has one bay of 24-pane cast iron window with cambered brick arches to left. To right, 8/8 sash window with stone lintel and sill to ground floor and 4-pane casement window to first floor. Rear wing has rendered gable wall to N; 3-bays of 8/8 sash windows with cambered brick arches and stone sills in W elevation.


Interior not accessible for inspection at time of resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as example of unaltered large early C19 farmhouse, part of an improved farmstead owned by the Hafodunos estate, and group value with coeval farm ranges.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farmyard ranges at Hendre Ddu
    Located SE of the farmhouse which is approximately 1.25 km S of Langernyw.
  • II Cartshed, Barn, Byre and Shed at Hendre Ddu
    Situated SE of the farmhouse. Hendre Ddu stands to the N of a minor road 20m E of the A548, approximately 1.25km S of Llangernyw village centre.
  • II Pont Sylltu
    The bridge carries the minor road between Llangernyw and Gwytherin over the Afon Cledwen approximately 1.5km SE of Llangernyw village.
  • II Milestone
    The milestone stands to the W side of the A548, approximately 2km SSW of Llangernyw village centre.
  • II Sir Henry Jones Memorial Cottages and garden walls
    The cottages are located on an elevated site set back from the road on the W side of the A548, approximately 300m S of Llangernyw village centre.
  • II Pont Ty'n-y-ddol
    The bridge carries the minor road, by-passed by the A548, between Llangernyw and Llanrwst over the Afon Gallen, 2km S of Llangernyw village centre.
  • II Pont Faen
    The bridge carries the road from Llangernyw to Llansannan across the Afon Cledwen 250m E of the village centre.
  • II Ty'r Ysgol
    Ty'r Ysgol adjoins the E end of the former village school below and approximately 30m SE of the Church of St Digain, and is entered through a gateway leading from the school yard on the W side.

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