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Ty'n Rhos Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanddona, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2925 / 53°17'32"N

Longitude: -4.1276 / 4°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 258286

OS Northings: 379390

OS Grid: SH582793

Mapcode National: GBR JN50.419

Mapcode Global: WH53V.KHPS

Entry Name: Ty'n Rhos Cottage

Listing Date: 12 March 2003

Last Amended: 12 March 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80971

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In a rural location, set back from a small country lane leading S off the lane E out of the village of Llanddona to the Church of St Iestyn; the cottage is c0.25km SW of the church, and at S edge of t

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Llanddona

Community: Llanddona

Locality: Llaniestyn

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Llanddona is a sprawling settlement, with the church and surrounding small hamlet based at the foot of the hillside along the beach at Red Wharf Bay, extended by small squatter dwellings set amongst the heathland at the top of the hill and with similar dwellings to E built within the common land of Llaniestyn. The main period of growth for the village being in the mid-late C19, Ty''n Rhos Cottage is probably of this date as the Tithe Apportionment for the parish, 1849, does not mention a separate dwelling, Ty''n Rhos is listed as common land of 39 acres(15.8 hectares).

Exterior

Croglofft cottage of rubble masonry, limewashed; roof of small slates, heavily grouted, with rectangular rubble stacks with dripstones and capping. The main part of the cottage is a 2-window range with central doorway now in a flat roofed porch; flanking windows are small 4-pane horned sashes and there is a single similar window to rear (L). To L end is a single window range with unequal horned sash of 6-panes, possibly a converted cowhouse. At R end is a lean-to outbuilding with single boarded door and roof of profiled metal.

Interior

The interior was not inspected at the time of the survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved mid C19 croglofft cottage, a typical example of a squatter cottage of a type once common in the area but now rare. The range retains a strong vernacular character in the retention of the roof of small slates and original fenestration.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Iestyn
    In an isolated rural location, set back from a country lane leading E out of the village of Llanddon
  • II Cefn Llech
    Set well back, along a private track, from the W side of a country lane which leads N off the road o
  • II Boiling house at Tyddyn Isaf
    Set well back below the S side of the 'middle' road between Llanddona and Llangoed; the boiling hous
  • II Tyddyn Isaf
    Set well back below the S side of the 'middle' road between Llanddona and Llangoed.
  • II Cowhouse at Tyddyn Isaf
    Set well back below the S side of the 'middle' road between Llanddona and Llangoed; the cowhouse is
  • II Rhos Isaf
    Set well back from the W side of a country road on the S approach to the village of Llanddona.
  • II Pen-yr-Allt
    Set back from the E side of Allt-Bron-Phillip, c0.5km S of the Church of St Dona.
  • II Cefn
    Within an enclosed yard at the N side of the 'middle' road between Llanddona and Llangoed.

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