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Latitude: 53.1734 / 53°10'24"N
Longitude: -3.3454 / 3°20'43"W
OS Eastings: 310171
OS Northings: 364875
OS Grid: SJ101648
Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.43VT
Mapcode Global: WH772.LH5K
Entry Name: Plas Bennett
Location: ½km south-west of the village of Llandyrnog; former farm buildings to rear
Locality: Plas Bennett
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Listing Date: 19 July 1966
Last Amended: 22 October 2002
Building Class: Domestic
Source ID: 758
A house of c1700. When inspected the house was undergoing extensive restoration.
A datestone of 1710 is reported.
Plas Bennet is a double-pile 2-storey 5-window house in Flemish Bond brickwork with stone dressings and slate roofs. The roof at front is concealed behind a coped parapet (reconstructed) which is slightly set back in panels corresponding to the window positions beneath. Plinth at front with a stone cavetto above a torus. Rusticated quoins. Brick end-chimneys to each pile. Sides and rear rendered; part of rear eaves lower; gabled projecting turret at rear.
The front elevation is symmetrical with 12-pane hornless sash windows in exposed frames above and below; the window heads are flat arches formed of brick rubbers with fluted keystones; moulded sills. Three steps to the front door: eared architrave, pulvinated frieze, broken wavy pediment. The door is of 6 panels without overlight.
Paired attic windows in each end wall. Dormer window at rear.
Interior not inspected. Said to have good quality interiors; good dogleg staircase (cut bracketted string, fluted balusters, swept handrail with coil over curtail step), good doors and wainscotting.
A fine early C18 gentry status farmhouse which has retained its character
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