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The Valley Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Holywell, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2887 / 53°17'19"N

Longitude: -3.21 / 3°12'35"W

OS Eastings: 319438

OS Northings: 377537

OS Grid: SJ194775

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z0D.VT

Mapcode Global: WH76K.NLNQ

Entry Name: The Valley Lodge

Listing Date: 26 July 1951

Last Amended: 19 August 1991

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 506

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back slightly from the road; detached.

County: Flintshire

Community: Holywell (Treffynnon)

Community: Holywell

Locality: Greenfield

Built-Up Area: Holywell

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

ca 1800;

Exterior

2-storeys with single storey wings. Red brick with hipped slate main roof and broad brick chimney stack. Symmetrical front with plinth and sill band; 12-pane sash windows, taller to ground floor. Tall arched central entrance with voussoirs and fine traceried fanlight; sidlights and 6-panel door. Stepped forward slightly are the flanking wings, possibly originally coach-houses. Gables to the front given simple pediment treatment with ornamental diamond motifs; tall arched recesses to each. Tiled roof to left wing with 3-window side elevation including sashes and central entrance.
Slate roof to right wing with modern windows and attached monopitch range.
Similar to rear.

Interior

Altered interior retains simple Georgian curved staircase.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a particularly fine building of its kind, demonstrating the importance and prosperity of Greenfield in late C18/early C19.

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