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Acton Park Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0596 / 53°3'34"N

Longitude: -2.9898 / 2°59'23"W

OS Eastings: 333760

OS Northings: 351831

OS Grid: SJ337518

Mapcode National: GBR 76.C683

Mapcode Global: WH88Z.1CK8

Entry Name: Acton Park Lodge

Listing Date: 31 January 1994

Last Amended: 31 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1749

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back to one side of Acton Park gates.

County: Wrexham

Community: Acton

Community: Acton

Built-Up Area: Wrexham

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built as a lodge to Acton Park and dated 1887. Its neo-vernacular style is strongly influenced by Douglas, but the architect is not known.

Exterior

Coursed and squared stone with red tiled roof. Single storeyed with upper floor entirely within the roof. Mansard roof over main range, the upper slope continuing as a hipped catslide over recessed entrance range to left, and forming a porch carried on timber brackets in front of recessed door. Small 2-light mullioned windows light the entrance hall and room to its rear, the main ground floor room has canted mullioned bay window with hipped roof forming apron of gabled dormer above. Simliar dormer window with date and initials in pargetting of gable over entrance range. Stack on centre of roof.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of neo-vernacular estate architecture.

Group value with Acton Park Gates.

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