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Pigsties at Marchwiel Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Marchwiel, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.026 / 53°1'33"N

Longitude: -2.9797 / 2°58'47"W

OS Eastings: 334385

OS Northings: 348078

OS Grid: SJ343480

Mapcode National: GBR 76.FGNW

Mapcode Global: WH895.66BK

Plus Code: 9C5V22GC+94

Entry Name: Pigsties at Marchwiel Hall

Listing Date: 3 December 1996

Last Amended: 3 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17843

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated to the NW of Marchwiel Hall with yard to the front.

County: Wrexham

Community: Marchwiel (Marchwiail)

Community: Marchwiel

Locality: Marchwiel Hall

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Mid-late C19 complex of piggeries


Red brick with fishtail and decorative coloured slate roof topped by a decorative cast-iron weather vane to dovecote, and gable end with stone kneelers to sties. To left dovecote with nesting holes and ledges. The structure is heated by an external brick stack and is probably a mash house associated with the piggeries. The piggeries consist of a rear `house' with pointed arched entrances and fronted by walled and railed-in runs. Each sty has a cast-iron feeding trough made by T Crosskill & Sons of Beverley, with a central horizontal hinge, the lower section lifts open to allow feeding.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of Victorian farm buildings and for group value with Marchwiel Hall, the Stables and Walled Garden.

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  • II Stables at Marchwiel Hall
    A U-shaped range of stabling situated to the N of Marchwiel Hall.
  • II Walled Garden and Bothy at Marchwiel Hall
    Situated to the NE of Marchwiel Hall.
  • II Marchwiel Hall
    Situated at the end of a private drive off the by-road from the A525 and Reynold's Grave. The house is situated within a large landscaped park of mid C19 character.
  • II Mill House
    Situated at the end of a track from the private drive of Marchwiel Hall.
  • II* Bryn-y-Grog Hall
    Situated c1km NW of Marchwiel in open countryside above the main road from Marchwiel to Wrexham.
  • II The Old Rectory
    Situated in its own grounds set back on the E side of Woodhouse lane approximately 1km from Marchwiel.
  • II Sontley Bridge
  • II Sontley Bridge
    Partly in Community of Marchwiel. Carries the Sontley Road over the River Clywedog.

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