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Nos 1-3 Queen Street,,,,,clwyd,

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhosddu, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0462 / 53°2'46"N

Longitude: -2.9937 / 2°59'37"W

OS Eastings: 333482

OS Northings: 350340

OS Grid: SJ334503

Mapcode National: GBR 75.D5BJ

Mapcode Global: WH88Y.ZPML

Entry Name: Nos 1-3 Queen Street,,,,,clwyd,

Listing Date: 31 January 1994

Last Amended: 31 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16504

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Prominently sited at the junction of Hope Street and Queen Street.

County: Wrexham

Community: Rhosddu (Rhos-ddu)

Community: Rhosddu

Built-Up Area: Wrexham

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built in 1904-5 to designs of John H. Davies and Son of Chester, as a public house and shops, replacing an earlier Talbot Inn which occupied the same site.

Exterior

Half timbered with red plain tiled roof. 3-storeyed polygonal corner building with outer gables facing Hope Street and Queen Street, and lower 2-storeyed gabled range to Queen Street. Shop fronts renewed throughout, although the terracotta panel over the Queen Street elevation doorway to the Talbot and a number of terracotta console brackets to the original fascias survive. Wood mullioned and transomed oriel windows to first floor with leading and stained glass in upper lights, and 3-tier window lighting stairs in Queen Street elevation. Jettied upper storey, with 3-light casement windows (renewed in original openings) beneath the 3 gables of the polygonal central range.
Longer bands of fenestration beneath outer gable. Heavy bargeboards with finials to gables. Polygonal roof with small dormer windows with leaded hoods in each face, terminating in leaded cap with finial. End wall stacks in enriched brickwork, a standard type designed by Douglas and Fordham for production by J. C. Edwards of Ruabon. 4-gabled range to Queen Street, with oriel window beneath each gable. Overhanging tiled roofs with finials.

Reasons for Listing

An excellent example of the early C20 neo-Tudor style, which makes an important contribution to the townscape.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Talbot Public House
    Prominently sited at the junction of Hope Street and Queen Street.
  • II National Westminster Bank
    On the corner of Hope Street and Bank Street.
  • II Horse and Jockey Public House
    On the corner of Priory Street and Hope Street.
  • II General Market Building
    A single building in the angle of Henblas Street, occupying the W part of a site bounded to S and W by Henblas Street, and Chester Street to the E.
  • II Old Library
    Facing down Queen Street and closing the view from Hope Street.
  • II General Market Building
    A single building in the angle of Henblas Street, occupying the W part of a site bounded to S and W by Henblas Street, and Chester Street to the E.
  • II General Market Building
    A single building in the angle of Henblas Street, occupying the W part of a site bounded to S and W by Henblas Street, and Chester Street to the E.
  • II General Market Building
    A single building in the angle of Henblas Street, occupying the W part of a site bounded to S and W by Henblas Street, and Chester Street to the E.

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