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The Red Lion Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wrexham, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0358 / 53°2'8"N

Longitude: -2.9742 / 2°58'27"W

OS Eastings: 334769

OS Northings: 349171

OS Grid: SJ347491

Mapcode National: GBR 76.DQ25

Mapcode Global: WH88Z.8YYK

Plus Code: 9C5V22PG+88

Entry Name: The Red Lion Public House

Listing Date: 31 January 1994

Last Amended: 31 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1755

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Near the junction of Abenbury Road with King's Mills Road, facing away from the road and overlooking the River Clywedog.

County: Wrexham

Community: Abenbury

Community: Caia Park

Built-Up Area: Wrexham

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably built as a dwelling in the C17, but long-used as a public house.

Exterior

Rendered over brick or possible timber frame with Welsh slate roof with red tiled cresting. One and a half storeys, 3 unit plan. Doorway towards left in added gabled porch, flanked by renewed casement windows. Early C19 casement window with iron gothick glazing to right. 3 framed gabled dormers in the roof, with casement windows, and bargeboards with finials to overhanging eaves. End wall stacks. Blind rear elevation to road.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of rural vernacular building.

Group value with bridges over Rivers Clywedog and Gwenfro.

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