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Colomendy Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanferres, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1521 / 53°9'7"N

Longitude: -3.1978 / 3°11'52"W

OS Eastings: 319992

OS Northings: 362333

OS Grid: SJ199623

Mapcode National: GBR 6X.5HQ5

Mapcode Global: WH77B.V1DC

Entry Name: Colomendy Hall

Listing Date: 16 October 1995

Last Amended: 16 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16444

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated 0.3 km SE of the Loggerheads Inn PH, reached from a drive which runs S off the A494 beside the Three Loggerheads PH.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanferres

Community: Llanferres

Locality: Loggerheads

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

The site dates probably from C16 or earlier, in the C18 it was occupied by Catherine Jones and subsequently by the Garnons-Jones family. The artist Richard Wilson, a relative of Catherine Jones was resident 1781-2. The House was rebuilt 1810-11 and altered in the late C19 and mid and later C20. The house and estate changed hands several times in the later C19 and early C20 and was bought by Liverpool Corporation in 1956 and run as camps for sick children and visiting schools. It is still in use as a schools environmental studies centre with the hall acting as offices.

Exterior

Neo-classical style, stucco with a hipped slate roof, brick chimneys, painted stone cill band, 2 storeys. 5 bay principal elevation has central recessed bay with 3 windows and entrance to right. End bays have tripartite windows set in a segmental arch flanked by niches, with an upper floor window flanked by large roundels. Windows are generally late C19 and C20. Right hand return elevation has 2 narrow projecting bays with hipped roofs and ground floor windows set in segmental arches, to left and rear is service accommodation which generally retains multipaned sash windows.

Interior

Despite C20 partitions and alterations the house retains the character it had acquired by the later C19. The entrance hall has reeded doorcases and 6-panel doors, a bracketed plaster cornice and a shallow arched opening (now with C20 infill) leading to toplit staircase hall with Ruabon tile floor. Stair has open string and turned handrail. Principal rooms generally have ornate plaster friezes and ceiling detail, early and late C19 fireplaces and 6-panel doors. There is extensive service accommodation and vaulted cellars.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a largely early C19 house which retains early and later C19 interior details, and has local historical associations of special interest.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Hay Barn at Colomendy Hall
    Situated to the N of Colomendy Hall immediately N of the farmyard reached from a drive which runs S off the A494 beside the Three Loggerheads PH.
  • II Pentre Mill (including Sluice and Cast Iron Flume to rear)
    Situated in the Loggerheads Country Park 0.2 km N of the Loggerheads PH, reached from a drive running N from the A494 at its junction with the by road to Cilcain.
  • II Ty'n y Fedw
    In the grounds of Colomendy Hall, on the edge of woodland approx 0.5km SSW of the hall, and S of Glan Alyn. The house is set in a stone-walled enclosure, bounded by the remains of its farm-buildings
  • II Aberduna Engine House
    Situated in the edge of woodland NE of Aberduna Quarry. Reached by a footpath running W from the by road between Maeshafn and Gwernymynydd.
  • II Glan-y-Afon
    Situated 0.5 km E of Tafarn-y-gelyn in its own grounds beside the River Alyn. Reached from a drive running E off the A494 between Tafarn-y-Gelyn and Loggerheads.
  • II Bridge at Cascade Wood
    Set in the heart of Cascade Wood south east of Tafarn-y-Gelyn and west of Maeshafn. Spanning the River Alyn and reached from a woodland footpath off a lane to the east of the river.
  • II Telephone Call-box beside Ty Capel, 1494 (W side), Tafarn-y-gelyn
    Set back into a grassy verge on the edge of main road with Ty Capel immediately to N.
  • II Nant Cottage
    Reached along a by-road E off A494 towards Maeshafn; NE of Llanferres. Set back from the road, below the hill on a levelled site.

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