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Brynhovah Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bangor Is-y-coed (Bangor Is-coed), Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9842 / 52°59'3"N

Longitude: -2.917 / 2°55'1"W

OS Eastings: 338534

OS Northings: 343378

OS Grid: SJ385433

Mapcode National: GBR 78.J5XP

Mapcode Global: WH89D.5872

Plus Code: 9C4VX3MM+M6

Entry Name: Brynhovah Cottage

Listing Date: 24 February 1997

Last Amended: 24 February 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18261

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the W side of the B5069, c1km SW of Bangor.

County: Wrexham

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

Community: Bangor is-y-Coed

Locality: Brynhovah

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Originated probably C18 as a smallholders house, later alterations were made in the late C19.


House and byre under single continuous roofline. Red brick in irregular bond, dentile cornice, slate roof, brick chimneys, 2-storeys. House part has 2 simple casement windows per floor, those to ground floor level with cambered heads, those to upper floor flat heads. An entrance with trellised porch is offset to left between the windows. The byre, to right; has a simple boarded door to the right. Right hand return elevation has a circular pitching eye in the gable end. Rear elevation has entrance to byre with boarded door to left and a small extension to the right. Windows are generally casements.


House part has traditional plan with a notional cross passage dividing main room from 2 service rooms one of which is used as a pantry and has heavy slate shelves. The ceiling has beams of C18 character, some boarded doors with strap hinges. Partially inspected only, at time of 1996 survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a building type which rarely survives in this form.

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  • II Althrey Woodhouse Barn
    Situated immediately to the E of Althrey Woodhouse Farmhouse, reached from a subsidiary drive leading W from the B5069.
  • II* Althrey Hall
    Situated c0.8km SW of Bangor Is-y-coed, reached from a drive running W from the B5069.
  • II Argoed Farmhouse
    Down a short drive, close to the junction of Argoed Lane and Bangor Road.
  • II Poulton Bridge
    Carries Cloy Lane over a small stream towards the NW boundary of the community, about 5km NW of the village.
  • II Stable-Block at Gwernheylod
    Approximately 2 kms N of Overton; reached off the by-road that links the A539 and the B5069.
  • II Hole in the Wall
    Overton Road (B5069)
  • II Ty Gwernen
    Just to north of the village, on the edge of the built-up area.
  • II Quinta Cottage
    Immediately adjacent to outbuildings to the rear of The Quinta on High Street.

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