UK

1998 REGIONAL FAVOURITES
WALES

The top 10 house names in Wales are :

1. Ty Newydd (New House) (-)
2. Rose Cottage (3)
3. Bryn Awel (Hill Breeze) (-)
4. Bryn Hyf Ryd (Pleasant Hill) (-)
5. The Bungalow (2)
6. The Cottage (1)
7. Ty Gwyn (White House) (7)
8. Hill Crest (9)
9. Bryn Teg (Fair Hill) (-)
10. Ael Y Bryn (Brow of the Hill/Hill Top) (-)

(1998 UK Top 50 position in brackets)

In Wales, whilst the top three names in the national survey can still be found, there is a clear preference for Welsh language names. Outside the top 10, other favourite names include Arosfa (Stopping Place/Place to Stay), Hafan (Haven), Arfryn (On the Hill), Pen Y Bryn (Hill Head/Top), Delfryn (Pretty Hill/Beautiful Hill), Glas Fryn (Blue Hill), Bryn Awelon (Breezy Hill), Bro Dawel (Quiet Vale) and Teg Fan (Fair Place).

There are more nautical names in Wales than in most regions, including Seagulls, Sea Firth, Mariner’s Cottage, Fisherman’s Cottage, The Dunes, Harbour Lights, Sea Spray, Quay House, Sea Scape, Channel View and Ocean View.

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