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Ferndale

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9684 / 52°58'6"N

Longitude: -2.934 / 2°56'2"W

OS Eastings: 337369

OS Northings: 341631

OS Grid: SJ373416

Mapcode National: GBR 78.K1S9

Mapcode Global: WH89C.XN17

Entry Name: Ferndale

Listing Date: 15 March 1994

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14447

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Opposite the Bryn Y Pys Arms Public House.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Built-Up Area: Overton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

Row of 3 cottages, built in separate phases in the early C19 to form a small terrace. Painted brick with slate roofs with end wall stacks. 2 storeys, the row comprises a single unit cottage, and 2 x 2-unit cottages. Kew Cottage forms the central house in the row, and is probably the earliest part of it. It has a 2-unit plan, with near-central segmentally arched doorway. Flanking windows aligned on each floor are 2-light horizontally sliding sashes with small panes. Dentilled eaves band. End-wall stacks. That to left set slightly to right of gable line. To the left, Ferndale is a single unit cottage, with doorway in added gabled porch to the right, and former shop window to the left, with paired 12-pane sashes in moulded panelled architrave with brackets to entablature. 3-light casement window above. Dentilled eaves band. To the right, Cintra also has a 2-unit plan with doorway towards centre in added gabled porch; the flanking windows aligned on each floor are small-paned horizontally sliding sashes of 2 and 3-lights. Dentilled eaves band.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good examples of early C19 vernacular cottages which retain much of their original character.

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