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Candlewick Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9666 / 52°57'59"N

Longitude: -2.9342 / 2°56'3"W

OS Eastings: 337349

OS Northings: 341437

OS Grid: SJ373414

Mapcode National: GBR 78.K1RT

Mapcode Global: WH89C.WPXL

Plus Code: 9C4VX388+J8

Entry Name: Candlewick Cottage

Listing Date: 15 March 1994

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14452

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the road at the edge of the village.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Built-Up Area: Overton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Built as 3 almshouses, dated 1848, and internally remodelled to form 2 dwellings. Inscription in typanum of central entrance records 'A.D. 1848, These almshouses were erected to the memory of Caroline Bennion, late of Wrexham Fechan by her affectionate sisters. Faithful in the unremitting exercise of charity to the poor and every Christian virtue, she departed this life on the 6th February 1847'.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of the Tudor Gothic style considered particularly appropriate for almshouse design, which externally retains much of its original character.

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