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Cefn Park Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Abenbury, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.045 / 53°2'42"N

Longitude: -2.9641 / 2°57'50"W

OS Eastings: 335462

OS Northings: 350184

OS Grid: SJ354501

Mapcode National: GBR 77.D0JF

Mapcode Global: WH88Z.FQRH

Entry Name: Cefn Park Lodge

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 12 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17273

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located to the east side of Cefn Road on the private drive to Cefn Park, and behind decorative iron gates. The lodge is one of two on the Cefn Road which formerly served the Cefn Park estate.

County: Wrexham

Community: Abenbury

Community: Abenbury

Locality: Cefn

Built-Up Area: Wrexham

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Mid to late C19 gate lodge to the Cefn Park estate

Exterior

Two storey, red brick built Neo-Classical gate lodge with possible influence of the work of C R Cockerell. Stone dressings; slate roof with brick chimney stack wide projecting eaves supported on cast-iron brackets and chimney stack. To the front elevation is a Roman Doric loggia of two columns and two pillars surmounted by a wide stone entablature. Recessed first floor thermal window.

Interior

Internal inspection not possible at time of re-survey in 1996.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a C19 lodge, and for group value with Cefn Park.

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  • II Gates and gate-piers at Cefn Park Lodge
    Located to the east side of Cefn Road in front of the private drive to Cefn Park and adjacent to Cefn Park Lodge. This Lodge is one of two which formerly served the Cefn Park estate and the only one
  • II Cefn Park (including attached stableyard range to N)
    Situated to the east of Cefn Road and surrounded by its own land, Cefn Park is reached by a private track to the north-west of the property which is fronted by a classical lodge and iron gates opposit
  • II Pavilion including attached Skittle Alley at Cefn Park
    Situated S of the main house at Cefn Park and W of the path to Cefn Park gardens. The pavilion in front of the alley was somewhat overgrown at the time of re-survey and not immediately apparent. The a
  • II Ice-house to NW of Llwyn Onn Hall Hotel
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  • II Llwyn Onn Hall Hotel
    Llwyn Onn Hall Hotel is reached via a private track from the east side of Cefn Road at Pentre Gwyn opposite the junction with Abenbury Road. It has a south-east aspect and is sited in its own grounds
  • II The Red Lion Public House
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  • II Kingsmills Bridge over River Clywedog
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  • II Kingsmills Bridge over River Gwenfro
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