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The Malt House including attached cottage to right

A Grade II Listed Building in Willington Worthenbury, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.0095 / 53°0'34"N

Longitude: -2.8661 / 2°51'57"W

OS Eastings: 341986

OS Northings: 346151

OS Grid: SJ419461

Mapcode National: GBR 7C.GD90

Mapcode Global: WH896.YMC6

Plus Code: 9C5V245M+RH

Entry Name: The Malt House including attached cottage to right

Listing Date: 16 November 1962

Last Amended: 7 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1707

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Prominently located to the north side of the main road through Worthenbury (B 5069) to the east of, and stepped forward from the adjoining Admiralty House.

County: Wrexham

Town: Wrexham

Community: Willington Worthenbury

Community: Willington Worthenbury

Locality: Worthenbury

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Late C18/early C19 house. Now incorporating single-storey cottage to east which was formerly the Post Office.


Three storey, 2-window, brown brick front with dentilated eaves under slate roof; ground floor is whitewashed. Brick chimney stack to eastern gable end. Centrally composed facade around nailed front door under gabled hood. Six, 3-light, near-flush, casement windows with cambered heads; small-pane to 2nd floor. Changes to brickwork show original house to have been raised in C19.

Stepped down to right is a two-storey painted brown-brick cottage forming part of a terrace with Shop Cottage. Slate roof, centrally placed doorway under gabled hood. Toothed dentilated brick eaves. 2-light casement window to first floor, two modern bow windows to ground.


At time of refurbishment in 1980's former Post Office incorporated into ownership of the former Malt House to form one single dwelling by alterations to plan form.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the special interest of its late C18/early C19 origins and for group value with neighbouring listed items, of historic character in the centre of the village.

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  • II Shop Cottage
    Located in the centre of the village on the north side of the main road (B 5069) and attached to the former Post Office and Malt House.
  • II Admiralty House
    Located on the north side of the main road through Worthenbury (B 5069) shortly after its junction with Church Road and adjacent to The Malt House. Set back behind iron-railed narrow forecourt.
  • I Parish Church of St Deiniol
    Located to the west of the centre of the village, a short distance along Church Road, within a walled graveyard. Fine views of the church across open meadows on the approach to the village from the s
  • II Worthenbury Bridge
    Located on the main road into Worthenbury from Bangor-is-y-coed.
  • II The Old Rectory
    Located in its own grounds off Mulsford Lane, after its junction with the main road through Worthenbury, the B 5069. The Old Rectory is set behind cast-iron Gothic style railings to the top of a low
  • II The Manor and Quinton
    Situated off the main road through Worthenbury (B 5069) shortly before Worthenbury Bridge with views towards Hollybush Lane to the south. It is reached by a short private drive and secluded in its ow
  • II Frog Lane Cottage (West)
    Located on the south side of Frog Lane (B 5069) in its own garden and set back from the road behind a low brick wall with iron gate and stone piers.
  • II Bowling Bank Farmhouse including attached farm range to west
    Located on the north side of Mulsford Lane which is a turning off the south of the B 5069 just after the centre of Worthenbury. The farmhouse entrance is through its cobbled farmyard.

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