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Glasgow House including County Cleaners, Halifax Building Society & Shoe Repairs

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Asaph (Llanelwy), Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.2571 / 53°15'25"N

Longitude: -3.4437 / 3°26'37"W

OS Eastings: 303787

OS Northings: 374311

OS Grid: SJ037743

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZDS.74

Mapcode Global: WH76N.2DFF

Plus Code: 9C5R7H44+RG

Entry Name: Glasgow House including County Cleaners, Halifax Building Society & Shoe Repairs

Listing Date: 16 November 1962

Last Amended: 24 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1466

Building Class: Commercial

ID on this website: 300001466

Location: Set into the slope near the bottom of the street, detached to left.

County: Denbighshire

Community: St. Asaph (Llanelwy)

Community: St. Asaph

Built-Up Area: St Asaph

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Bishop Isaac Barrow founded the almshouses in 1680 for 8 poor widows appointed alternately by Bishop and Dean and families of Cefn and Llannerch; rebuilt by Bishop Lewis Bagot in 1795; converted into a public house and restaurant in recent years.


U-plan structure; single storey whitewashed brick symmetrical 6-window front with stepped plinth and dentil cornice. Central tall open pedimented doorcase with double boarded doors. Hipped slate roof and red brick chimney stack with later capping. 12-pane sash windows with cambered voussoir heads.

Whitewashed brick rear with modern alterations. Small courtyard has relocated cast-iron lamp-post and is bounded by a revetment wall heightened in brick with the grounds of the old palace above.


The interior retains fireplaces and Victorian ranges.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with other listed items in the High Street.

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