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Pickhill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sesswick, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0239 / 53°1'26"N

Longitude: -2.9084 / 2°54'30"W

OS Eastings: 339165

OS Northings: 347790

OS Grid: SJ391477

Mapcode National: GBR 79.FG0R

Mapcode Global: WH896.9893

Plus Code: 9C5V23FR+HJ

Entry Name: Pickhill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 June 1963

Last Amended: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1638

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the end of a private drive from the north side of the B5130 in open pasture.

County: Wrexham

Community: Sesswick

Community: Sesswick

Locality: Pickhill

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

C16 century farmhouse with later alterations and additions on a H-plan. Main house is constructed of local brown sandstone laid randomly with dressed quoins to the south whilst the northern portion is of brick construction. To the rear is a small central section of timber-framing with brick infilling and blocked stone mullioned window to the first floor. Two-storeys under slate roof with brick chimney stacks. Recent casement windows.

Interior

Internal inspection not possible at time of 1996 survey. At time of previous survey said to contain large chimneys, heavy beam above wide firepalce with arch worked for doorway at side. Wide boarded cupboard doors with old strap hinges. Two plain staircases, partly winding (one wide). First floor contains original purlins, with plastered beams to the stone portion.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a C16 farmhouse with later alterations.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Talwrn House
    Situated on the north side of the B5130 close to it's junction with Watery Lane.
  • II Pickhill Bridge
    Pickhill Bridge crosses the River Dee and carries the B5130. The bridge is on the border of Sesswick and Bangor-is-y-Coed Communities lying amongst open farmland on all sides. Pickhill Bridge Farm l
  • II Dovecote at Pickhill Old Hall
    Situated to the south-east of Pickhill Old Hall, diagonally opposite its main front, on the edge of steeply sloping ground.
  • II Gate and gate-piers at Pickhill Hall Lodge
    Situated towards the end of the east side of a road coming south of the B5130 shortly after Pickhill Bridge. Concealed in lightly wooded countryside to the west of Pickhill Hall.
  • II Pickhill Hall Lodge
    The former Lodge to Pickhill Hall is reached by a road south of the B5130 (Holt Road) entered adjacent to Fingerpot Cottage. After its junction with Watery Lane the road becomes a track. The Lodge is
  • II Parkey Farmhouse
    Parkey Farm is situated at the end of a private track entered from the north side of the B5130 approx. 1.6km to the east of the Cross Lanes junction.
  • II Pickhill Hall
    Situated at the end of a private drive entered from the east side of a road runing south from the B5130. This new drive approaches the house from the rear passing close to it's farm buildings to the s
  • II Pear Tree House
    Set back from the S side of Sun Lane, close to the centre of Sutton Green.

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