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Pickhill Hall Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sesswick, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.0197 / 53°1'10"N

Longitude: -2.8967 / 2°53'48"W

OS Eastings: 339946

OS Northings: 347308

OS Grid: SJ399473

Mapcode National: GBR 79.FYNQ

Mapcode Global: WH896.GCVD

Plus Code: 9C5V2493+V8

Entry Name: Pickhill Hall Lodge

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Last Amended: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18060

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The former Lodge to Pickhill Hall is reached by a road south of the B5130 (Holt Road) entered adjacent to Fingerpot Cottage. After its junction with Watery Lane the road becomes a track. The Lodge is

County: Wrexham

Community: Sesswick

Community: Sesswick

Locality: Pickhill

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Built as part of the Victorian improvements to the Pickhill Hall estate by the Ormrod family. Building details such as the design of the chimney stacks indicate it to be contemporary with the eastern extension of Pickhill Hall which has a date stone of 1866. In the Scottish Baronial style popular at this time.


Two storey gate-lodge of red brick construction with stone dressings under a grey slate roof with wide projecting eaves. Conical stair turret to the north with polychromatic decoration in red and blue brick and fish-scale slate tiling. Semi-circular headed windows and front door.


Internal inspection not possible at the time of resurvey in 1996.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an unusual example of a Gate-Lodge in the Scottish Baronial style and for group value with it's gate-piers and Pickhill Hall.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Gate and gate-piers at Pickhill Hall Lodge
    Situated towards the end of the east side of a road coming south of the B5130 shortly after Pickhill Bridge. Concealed in lightly wooded countryside to the west of Pickhill Hall.
  • II Pickhill Hall
    Situated at the end of a private drive entered from the east side of a road runing south from the B5130. This new drive approaches the house from the rear passing close to it's farm buildings to the s
  • II Pickhill Farmhouse
    Situated at the end of a private drive from the north side of the B5130 in open pasture.
  • II Pear Tree House
    Set back from the S side of Sun Lane, close to the centre of Sutton Green.
  • II Pickhill Bridge
    Pickhill Bridge crosses the River Dee and carries the B5130. The bridge is on the border of Sesswick and Bangor-is-y-Coed Communities lying amongst open farmland on all sides. Pickhill Bridge Farm l
  • II Dovecote at Pickhill Old Hall
    Situated to the south-east of Pickhill Old Hall, diagonally opposite its main front, on the edge of steeply sloping ground.
  • II Talwrn House
    Situated on the north side of the B5130 close to it's junction with Watery Lane.
  • II Graig Cottage
    Set back from Station Road at the outskirts of the village.

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