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Quinta Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9711 / 52°58'16"N

Longitude: -2.9335 / 2°56'0"W

OS Eastings: 337403

OS Northings: 341937

OS Grid: SJ374419

Mapcode National: GBR 78.JV6X

Mapcode Global: WH89C.XL74

Entry Name: Quinta Cottage

Listing Date: 16 November 1962

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1688

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Immediately adjacent to outbuildings to the rear of The Quinta on High Street.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Built-Up Area: Overton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

Small house, probably substantially mid-C17, with some later alterations. Timber framed to front elevation only, with brick in side wall and to rear. The framing is symmetrically disposed, square panels with arch-braces in upper angles, and diagonal cross-braces beneath the dormers and over the entrance, providing a decorative element. 2-unit plan, with end wall stacks with diagonal flues. Central entrance flanked by 2-light casement windows. 2 gabled dormers breaking the eaves line, with renewed casement windows). 2-unit plan with small lobby at foot of central staircase, extended by the addition of an outshut.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of a small C17 house, which appears to retain elements both of the original structure and the plan form.

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