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Marford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Gresford, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0959 / 53°5'45"N

Longitude: -2.9563 / 2°57'22"W

OS Eastings: 336061

OS Northings: 355836

OS Grid: SJ360558

Mapcode National: GBR 77.8VTP

Mapcode Global: WH88S.KFGZ

Entry Name: Marford Hall

Listing Date: 3 June 1996

Last Amended: 3 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17687

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the end of a drive running E off Marford Hill close to its junction with Hoseley Lane.

County: Wrexham

Community: Gresford (Gresffordd)

Community: Gresford

Locality: Marford

Built-Up Area: Gresford

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built in the picturesque Cottage Orne style of the Trevalyn estate buildings of the village, said to have been constructed from bricks of a building demolished in 1805. Extended to rear later C19 and C20.

Exterior

Pebbledash, brick, pebbledash chimneys. 2 storeys, Y shaped plan. Principal elevation is symmetrical with string course and plinth and a central semi-octagonal bay with arched entrance and later porch, above which is a window with an ogee head, other windows in this bay have similar pointed arches. 2 windows per floor on each side all have ogee heads. Some are blocked, others are generally multipaned cast iron casements with Gothick glazing. Rear elevations have similar windows, some blocked, some reproductions in wood. There are a number of mock arrow slits. Extension in matching style.

Interior

Large entrance hall with stair with wreathed handrail and open string. Doorways with ogee heads lead off. Partial inspection at time of 1995 survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early C19 house built in the picturesque style of the Trevalyn Estate buildings of Marford, which retains good interior features.

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