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Former Laundry at Corwen Manor (Old Workhouse)

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9797 / 52°58'47"N

Longitude: -3.3717 / 3°22'18"W

OS Eastings: 307996

OS Northings: 343367

OS Grid: SJ079433

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.J9GX

Mapcode Global: WH781.5CPJ

Entry Name: Former Laundry at Corwen Manor (Old Workhouse)

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15510

Building Class: Health and Welfare

Location: A detached building in the yard to the SW of the Old Workhouse, forming the western boundary of the site.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Built-Up Area: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Part of the original workhouse complex of 1837, and probably used as a laundry from the outset. Whitewashed roughly coursed and squared stone with slate roofs, with the remains of 2 axial stacks. A high single storeyed range, with 2-storeyed cross wing to the S. 2 windows and 2 doors, stepped in height to accommodate to the slope of the site. Doorway and window alongside it in the upper storey of the gabled cross-range, accessed from the higher ground at the S of the site.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an integral part of the original workhouse complex.

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