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White Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9706 / 52°58'14"N

Longitude: -2.9348 / 2°56'5"W

OS Eastings: 337319

OS Northings: 341882

OS Grid: SJ373418

Mapcode National: GBR 78.JTWR

Mapcode Global: WH89C.WLNJ

Plus Code: 9C4VX3C8+63

Entry Name: White Cottage

Listing Date: 16 November 1962

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1682

Building Class: Domestic

ID on this website: 300001682

Location: Between the White Horse Public House and Nos.17-18.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Built-Up Area: Overton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Small house, dated 1739, but probably representing the partial rebuilding of an earlier building.


Painted brick with plain tiled roof. One and a half storeys, 2-unit plan with central entrance backing onto stack. Flanking windows are 9-pane flush framed sashes with moulded keystones (one of which carries the date) in cambered heads. Gabled dormers above with horizontal sliding sash windows. Plain moulded eaves.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of an early C18 vernacular building, probably incorporating elements of an earlier structure, which forms part of an important group of buildings on High Street.

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