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Pentrebychan Hall Dovecote

A Grade II Listed Building in Esclusham, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0236 / 53°1'25"N

Longitude: -3.0443 / 3°2'39"W

OS Eastings: 330051

OS Northings: 347882

OS Grid: SJ300478

Mapcode National: GBR 73.FK0V

Mapcode Global: WH894.68LB

Entry Name: Pentrebychan Hall Dovecote

Listing Date: 4 April 1977

Last Amended: 8 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1715

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The dovecote stands in a field on the S side of the driveway to the crematorium, in the grounds of the demolished Pentrebychan Hall.

County: Wrexham

Community: Esclusham

Community: Esclusham

Locality: Talwrn

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Pentrebychan Hall was demolished in 1962. It had been built in 1823-4, replacing an earlier house. The dovecot built in 1721 was part of the appurtenances of the earlier house.

Exterior

Brick with stone dressings and conical slate roof with vent below apex. Doorway to NW, and a series of oval openings half-way up, with stone surrounds.

Reasons for Listing

A fine example of a C18 dovecot.

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