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Metcalfe Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9708 / 52°58'15"N

Longitude: -2.9347 / 2°56'4"W

OS Eastings: 337327

OS Northings: 341906

OS Grid: SJ373419

Mapcode National: GBR 78.JTXY

Mapcode Global: WH89C.WLQB

Entry Name: Metcalfe Building

Listing Date: 15 March 1994

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14439

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Part of a continuous building line on High Street, adjoining the White Horse Public House.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Built-Up Area: Overton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

Possibly built as a row of 3 houses, but now in use as 2 shops with accommodation over; originally built in the mid - late C18, but remodelled in the mid C19. Painted brick with slate roof with red tiled cresting. Two and a half storeys, 3 window range. Lower shop fronts are all recent insertions, but remains of plat band in return elevation suggests C18 origin of the building. First floor windows are 12-pane sashes with cambered brick heads with stressed key stones: these openings may be C18. Gabled dormers with 9-pane sashes, dentilled eaves and roof with end wall and axial stacks probably part of C19 remodelling.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed buildings on High Street.

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