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Parkey Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sesswick, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0242 / 53°1'26"N

Longitude: -2.9255 / 2°55'31"W

OS Eastings: 338018

OS Northings: 347830

OS Grid: SJ380478

Mapcode National: GBR 78.FHW0

Mapcode Global: WH896.175Y

Entry Name: Parkey Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Last Amended: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18062

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Parkey Farm is situated at the end of a private track entered from the north side of the B5130 approx. 1.6km to the east of the Cross Lanes junction.

County: Wrexham

Community: Sesswick

Community: Sesswick

Locality: Bedwell

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Parkey Farm is assumed to have been built in the late C18/early C19 as the home farm for Parkey Hall (demolished 1972).

Exterior

Three storeys, of brick construction, with stone quoins, under a grey slate roof, chimney stacks to east and west gable ends. Symmetrical font elevation with central doorway and remains of doorcase. Six-pane sash windows on stone sills. Some later additions and alterations to two-storey rear and side elevations.

Interior

Internal inspection not possible at time of 1996 survey. Said to retain many original features.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a late C18/early C19 farmhouse.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pum-Rhyd
    Pum-Rhyd is reached by a private drive from the east side of Bedwell Lane just south of its junction with Cefn Road at Five Fords Bridge. Set back behind front garden with iron railings.
  • II Bedwell Hall
    Bedwell Hall is reached by a private drive entered from the east side of Bedwell Lane to the south of Bedwell Bridge, and approx 0.4km north of it's junction with the B5130.
  • II Talwrn House
    Situated on the north side of the B5130 close to it's junction with Watery Lane.
  • II Pickhill Farmhouse
    Situated at the end of a private drive from the north side of the B5130 in open pasture.
  • 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 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

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