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Smithfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Holt, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0767 / 53°4'35"N

Longitude: -2.8837 / 2°53'1"W

OS Eastings: 340893

OS Northings: 353635

OS Grid: SJ408536

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.B212

Mapcode Global: WH88T.PX0R

Entry Name: Smithfield House

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Last Amended: 17 July 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1539

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the corner of Castle Street and Wrexham Road, set back behind front garden bordered by iron railings.

County: Wrexham

Community: Holt

Community: Holt

Built-Up Area: Holt

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Former farmhouse. Smithfield House appears on the 1843 Tithe map.

Exterior

Main house mid-late C17 with later alterations. Main house: 3 storeys, handmade red brick with red sandtone quoins and sandstone facing to base of street facade and one gable end. Stone shaped kneelers and gable coping. Later slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles, rebuilt brick stack. Painted stone porch with moulded pediment on consoles, later door. Ground and first floors each contain 3 later three-light casement windows with brick flat arches. Upper storey has 3 two-light casements. To right, red brick extension with slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles. Two-light casement window to ground floor. Left return gable wall sandstone facing to eaves level, single C20 uPVC window. To rear 2 storey brick extension, slate roof.

Interior

Interior was not accessible at time of re-survey (March 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a surviving example of a mid-late C17 farmhouse.

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