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The Stone House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossett, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1063 / 53°6'22"N

Longitude: -2.9677 / 2°58'3"W

OS Eastings: 335312

OS Northings: 357008

OS Grid: SJ353570

Mapcode National: GBR 76.8CMC

Mapcode Global: WH88S.D51Y

Entry Name: The Stone House

Listing Date: 18 October 1996

Last Amended: 18 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17460

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 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.

County: Wrexham

Community: Rossett (Yr Orsedd)

Community: Rossett

Locality: Burton

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

One of a series of distinctive mid-C19 villas built in Rossett and area. "The Stone House" is atypical of this genre locally in being constructed of stone not red brick.

Exterior

Three bays, two storey, plus attic, stone built villa. Stone laid in irregular courses and left exposed as a feature of the design. Original sash windows with margin glazing. Front entrance porch of vaguely Gothic Revival character. Pitched slate roof. Later additions and alterations including conservatory.

Interior

Internal inspection not possible at time of re-survey in 1995. Said to retain many original features, including fireplaces.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a well-preserved and distinctive mid C19 stone-built villa.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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 2 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 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 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 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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