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Porch Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bagillt, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2611 / 53°15'39"N

Longitude: -3.1798 / 3°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 321399

OS Northings: 374435

OS Grid: SJ213744

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z7Q.DQ

Mapcode Global: WH76S.492B

Entry Name: Porch Cottage

Listing Date: 8 December 1995

Last Amended: 8 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16906

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Between entrance to drive of Gadlys Woods Farm, and farmhouse, to NE of drive.

County: Flintshire

Community: Bagillt

Community: Bagillt

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

One of a group of cottages probably built in C18 by London Lead Company, said to be the first to use coal to smelt lead, and producer of much of the silver for English coinage in the early C18.

Brick, rendered and limewashed, slate roof tall stepped chimney to L. Front has roughly central doorway with boarded door and C20 porch, to R small Yorkshire sash window; to L, larger Yorkshire sash. To L is lean-to with 2 doors; front roof slope steeper than rear. Rear has clasping extension in corrugated material, 2 windows set at eaves, and 2 broad ground floor windows.
A rare example of industrial workers' cottage from this period.

Listed for group value with other nearby cottages and Gadlys Woods Farm.

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