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Plumgate (otherwise Delfryn)

A Grade II Listed Building in Tremeirchion, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2329 / 53°13'58"N

Longitude: -3.3703 / 3°22'13"W

OS Eastings: 308631

OS Northings: 371529

OS Grid: SJ086715

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.09SW

Mapcode Global: WH76P.6ZCY

Entry Name: Plumgate (otherwise Delfryn)

Listing Date: 9 April 2002

Last Amended: 9 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26471

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 1.5 km south of Tremeirchion Parish Church, on the west side of the Bodfari Road, to the north of the drive to Nantlys. One wall of a former walled garden survives to the north-west of the house.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Tremeirchion

Community: Tremeirchion

Locality: Nantlys

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

The main north-facing range probably C17, the main west-facing rear wing C18. When the latter was added the west elevation of the front range was altered and a porch added. Smaller (east) rear wing probably C19.

Exterior

A 1½ storey house facing north to enclosed ground, built in rendered local rubble or axe-dressed limestone masonry with coped gables and a roof of very small C18 slates. The fenestration of the main range is altered with C20 small-pane casements and a C20 porch; however the off-centre door position and the windows to its left probably occupy original positions; there is also an upstairs window and two ground storey windows to the right of the porch. Large stone chimney at left (east) with square brick stack; brick end-stack at right. At the rear of the house is a large two-storey brick wing to the west side and a smaller brick wing to the east side.

The rear west wing is of red brick in Flemish bond with small slates, coped gable, and brick mid-chimney. The west elevation of the rear wing has 8- and 16-pane C18 hornless sash windows above and below, and a similar 16-pane window inserted in the upper storey of the front range. Side door at rear of front range with a brick porch. Rear east wing in English Garden Wall bond; roof of large slates; modern windows.

Interior

Plain interior. Roof timbering not accessible.

Reasons for Listing

A traditional farmhouse which has retained much of its character notwithstanding alteration of the front windows, with an C18 rear extension.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Nantlys Lodge
    1.5 km south of Tremeirchion Parish Church, at the north side of the lane to Nantlys.
  • II Nant-gwilym-uchaf
    Reached by a minor road from Delfryn, about 400 m north-east of the Tremeirchion to Bodfari road. Nant-gwilym-uchaf is below the road; farm building to east, garden to south.
  • II Limekiln at Graig Tremerchion
    To east of the B5429 about 1 km south of Tremeirchion Parish Church, reached through the grounds of New Inn Cottage; disused quarry to rear.
  • II* Henblas Hall
    At west side of the B5429 Tremeirchion to Bodfari Road, 1 km south of Tremeirchion Parish Church
  • II Nantlys Coach House
    Facing stable yard immediately north-west of Nantlys. The stable yard has a stone-coped brick perimeter wall.
  • II Nantlys
    Reached by a drive to the south-west of the road from Tremeirchion to Bodfari
  • II Nantlys Stable Range
    Facing stable yard immediately north-west of Nantlys. The stable yard has a stone-coped brick perimeter wall.
  • II Brynbella South Lodge and Gates
    At south gate of Brynbella

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