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Old Bridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bangor-on-Dee, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0031 / 53°0'11"N

Longitude: -2.9125 / 2°54'45"W

OS Eastings: 338858

OS Northings: 345474

OS Grid: SJ388454

Mapcode National: GBR 79.GT5J

Mapcode Global: WH896.7SB4

Entry Name: Old Bridge House

Listing Date: 24 February 1997

Last Amended: 24 February 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18258

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on High Street opposite the Church of St Dunawd.

County: Wrexham

Community: Bangor Is-y-coed (Bangor Is-coed)

Community: Bangor is-y-Coed

Locality: Bangor Is-y-coed

Built-Up Area: Bangor-on-Dee

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Built c1864, shop front inserted later C19, interior alterations later C20.

Exterior

Red brick in Flemish bond, hipped slate roof, brick chimneys, brick plinth, stone string courses. Five-window 3-storey near-symmetrical front elevation with dentil eaves course. Ground floor has central shop front with central recessed door flanked by 6-pane windows which curve outwards and retain some pre-C20 glass. On each side are door cases with foliated brackets and the whole is capped by a cornice which breaks forward above the doors. To left a tripartite window, to right a sash-type window, stone sill and storey bands. Above is a set of windows on each of the upper floors separated by storey band and sill band. They consist of alternating flat and round-headed openings with multipaned sashes, some replaced to right

Interior

There is a stair of mid-C19 character and simple fireplaces of similar date in some rooms. Ground floor and shop altered, partial inspection at time of 1996 survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with the Church of St Dunawd and as a good example of a mid C19 building which retains remarkably well-preserved later C19 shop front.

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