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Ty Brith

A Grade II Listed Building in Penycae, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0004 / 53°0'1"N

Longitude: -3.0785 / 3°4'42"W

OS Eastings: 327718

OS Northings: 345333

OS Grid: SJ277453

Mapcode National: GBR 72.H2NV

Mapcode Global: WH77Z.PV75

Entry Name: Ty Brith

Listing Date: 15 January 1996

Last Amended: 15 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16846

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Close to the junction of Church Street and Bridge Street, at an angle to the road.

County: Wrexham

Community: Penycae (Pen-y-cae)

Community: Penycae

Built-Up Area: Rhosllanerchrugog

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably early C17. The fenestration appears to have been renewed in the early C19, and the timber-framing covered in roughcast, c1910.

Exterior

Box-framed, with brick nogging, largely covered in roughcast render (but some of the timber-framing is exposed in the gable end). Slate roof with scalloped bands. Axial and end wall stacks. One and a half storeys, 3-unit plan, with baffle entrance (against axial stack) to left of centre. Door in gabled porch, and wide 16-pane sash windows with smooth rendered surrounds to ground floor, with small paned iron casements in gabled dormers with scalloped barge-boards above.

Interior

The house retains a 3-unit layout with central room heated by axial chimney: curved bressumer to fireplace and stop-chamfered transverse beam and joists.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good surviving example of a timber-framed vernacular house which is also of interest for the later detail of the fenestration etc, giving it the character of a picturesque cottage.

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