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2 Yew Tree Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossett, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.1057 / 53°6'20"N

Longitude: -2.968 / 2°58'4"W

OS Eastings: 335288

OS Northings: 356936

OS Grid: SJ352569

Mapcode National: GBR 76.8CKD

Mapcode Global: WH88S.C6WG

Plus Code: 9C5V424J+7Q

Entry Name: 2 Yew Tree Cottages

Listing Date: 4 January 1991

Last Amended: 18 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17452

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On south side of B 5102 Llay Road as it begins to ascend Croes Howell Hill. Approx. 1.2 km west of Rossett, at right angles to road.

County: Wrexham

Community: Rossett (Yr Orsedd)

Community: Rossett

Locality: Burton

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Built in 1881 to the designs of John Douglas, architect, of Chester for Alexander Balfour who lived in nearby Mount Alyn (demolished). One cottage for farm bailiff, the other for use of members of a Liverpool mission. Uninhabited and boarded up at the time of re-survey (1995).


Internal inspection not possible at time of re-survey in November 1995.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with adjacent Outbuilding range at Yew Tree Farm.

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  • II 1 Yew Tree Cottages
    On south side of B 5102 Llay Road as it begins to ascend Croes Howell Hill. Approx. 1.2 km west of Rossett, at right angles to road.
  • II Outbuilding range immediately E of Yew Tree Farm
    On south side of the B 5102, Llay Road, as it begins to ascend Croeshowell Hill. Approx. 1.2.km west of Rossett. Immediately to the east of Yew Tree Farm, close to the cottages and adjoining contemp
  • II The Stone House
    Located in its own grounds off the B5102, Llay Road, and approached by private drive. Site enclosed by stone garden walls, to match fabric of house, and containing much of original garden lay-out.
  • II Mount Alyn Lodge (including gate piers at drive entrance)
    Situated towards the top of Croes Howell Hill adjacent to the south side of the B 5102. The Lodge lies roughly 0.4km to the west of the lower Lodge and Yew Tree Farm.
  • II Meifod
    Situated to the north side of Llay Road and to the west of the River Alyn. Adjacent to the former Lodge to Stoneleigh House.
  • II Roft Castle Stables
    Situated on the S side of Springfield Lane near the NW edge of the village.
  • II Pistyll Bank
    Situated on the N side of Springfield Lane.
  • II Courtyard Walls and three gazebos to rear of Roft Castle House
    Situated to the rear of Roft Castle House where there is a sunken courtyard with an entrance to a drive which led to the former stables on Springfield Lane.

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