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Pair of Circular Privies

A Grade II Listed Building in Gresford, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.0991 / 53°5'56"N

Longitude: -2.9577 / 2°57'27"W

OS Eastings: 335972

OS Northings: 356200

OS Grid: SJ359562

Mapcode National: GBR 77.8VCM

Mapcode Global: WH88S.JCSG

Plus Code: 9C5V32XR+MW

Entry Name: Pair of Circular Privies

Listing Date: 3 June 1996

Last Amended: 3 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17686

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated off the E side of Marford Hill on the S side of a driveway between Beechmount and Poplar Cottage.

County: Wrexham

Community: Gresford (Gresffordd)

Community: Gresford

Locality: Marford

Built-Up Area: Gresford

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably early C19 and formerly associated with Beechmount, but now separated from its grounds by a lane. In the picturesque style of the Marford Trevalyn Estate buildings while it was under the stewardship of John Boydell.


Painted brick, pair of circular former privies with entrances with cambered heads and replaced conical roofs.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a pair of early C19 privies and examples of a relatively rare building type.

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