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Rock Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sydallt, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0904 / 53°5'25"N

Longitude: -3.0274 / 3°1'38"W

OS Eastings: 331292

OS Northings: 355289

OS Grid: SJ312552

Mapcode National: GBR 74.99E7

Mapcode Global: WH88R.GLM6

Entry Name: Rock Cottage

Listing Date: 2 July 1975

Last Amended: 1 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1714

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Above the road as it goes downhill towards the River Alyn at Cefn y Bedd.

County: Wrexham

Community: Gwersyllt

Community: Gwersyllt

Locality: Sydallt

Built-Up Area: Sydallt

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

The house was built c1830.

Exterior

Lined-out render with hipped slate roof; brick axial stacks. 2 storeys, 3-window range with paired rear wings. Central entrance with partly glazed door beneath (new) canopy hood. Flanking windows are floor length small-paned sashes with shallow hoods. Upper windows are 16-pane sashes with slight architraves and continuous sill-bands. Similar windows on each floor in return elevations. Plain eaves band and moulded cast-iron guttering. Some small-paned cast-iron windows to rear.

Interior

Central entrance and stair hall: steeply curved stairs with thin spindles and swept rail; moulded tread-ends. Principal rooms to either side have marble chimney pieces and plaster frieze and cornice: acanthus motifs and vinescroll: panelled shutters to windows.

Reasons for Listing

The house is a very good and well-preserved example of its type which retains much of its original character including well-detailed interiors.

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