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Hafod y calch

A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyd, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.973 / 52°58'22"N

Longitude: -3.4065 / 3°24'23"W

OS Eastings: 305645

OS Northings: 342666

OS Grid: SJ056426

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.JM0W

Mapcode Global: WH780.NJ1N

Entry Name: Hafod y calch

Listing Date: 28 January 2004

Last Amended: 28 January 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82408

Location: Located along a track which runs E off a lane between Cynwyd and Melin Rug, and 1.3km S of Pont Melin Rug. Situated in a lowland position close to the River Dee.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Cynwyd

Community: Cynwyd

Locality: Plas Ucha

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Estate farmhouse, probably early C19 and shown on the tithe map of 1838. It was enlarged to the rear by 1891, the extension probably forming a secondary dwelling. Sold by the Rug Estate in the later C20.

Exterior

Two-storey 3-window farmhouse with rear wing, constructed of coursed dressed limestone, under a slate roof with wide boarded eaves. Stone end stacks to main range, external to N; further stack to original end of wing. Large stone wedge lintels over window and door openings. The front faces E with central entrance reached by stone steps; panelled door with 3-pane overlight. Flanking 12-pane hornless sashes with small stone sills. Three similar windows to 1st floor. The S gable has a small window offset to L lighting an attic room. To the rear of the house, in the angle with the wing, is a boarded door with 3-pane overlight. The S side of the wing has a large-pane casement window with substantial stone lintel, to each storey. To the N, the rear is constructed of rubble stone, with catslide lean-tos against main range and wing. N end of former has a window to each storey, a 2-light casement over a shallow 3-light casement; 2 skylights to roof pitch. N side of wing has a recessed doorway to L under a stone lintel, with small 2-light casement above. To the R is a wide gable over a 9-pane dormer window; 2-light casement below. Small single-unit service range adjoining S end of main range, rendered under a slate roof with brick corner stack.

The 2-storey 4-window secondary dwelling was added to the rear (W) of the wing and faces S. It is constructed of random stone, the roofline continuous with the wing; lateral stone stack to L end of front. Stone lintels over openings; large-pane wooden casement windows. Boarded door with 3-pane overlight to L of centre; 9-pane window to L, 12-pane window to R, no opening to far R. Four x 9-pane windows aligned to upper storey. Catslide lean-to to rear with 3-light casement to L, and boarded door R of centre; skylight to roof pitch. No catslide to R-hand bay, which has 9-pane window to ground floor and casement above, offset to R.

Interior

No access to interior at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early C19 estate farmhouse, well-built and in a traditional style, retaining its character and detail.

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