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Halton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirk, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9497 / 52°56'58"N

Longitude: -3.034 / 3°2'2"W

OS Eastings: 330624

OS Northings: 339645

OS Grid: SJ306396

Mapcode National: GBR 74.L7HF

Mapcode Global: WH89J.C4H1

Plus Code: 9C4RWXX8+VC

Entry Name: Halton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1998

Last Amended: 29 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20233

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The farmhouse is in the hamlet of Halton, lying on the S side of the old lane to Pont-y-Blew.

County: Wrexham

Town: Wrexham

Community: Chirk (Y Waun)

Community: Chirk

Locality: Halton

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

The farmhouse was probably built c1800.

Exterior

Built of rubble stonework with a hipped slate roof. A large farmhouse of double pile plan, comprising 3 floors and cellars. The principal elevation faces S; 3 bays, with a central part-glazed 4-panel door and 3-pane overlight, all now within a late C20 glazed porch. Sixteen-paned sash windows to the ground and first floors, but 12-pane over the door, all with segmental stone arched heads. Six paned sashes to the attic floor. One window, left of the door has been replaced with a metal French window with concrete lintel. Gable stacks. Against the E end, a secondary lean-to building has been added, now with C20 glazing, but one leaded casement window to the upper floor. To the rear, only 2 storeys of sash windows. A rendered service extension has been added, with a gable stack.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved example of a substantial early C19 farmhouse built for a prosperous borderland farm.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Dog Kennel and Mounting Block at Halton Farm
    The mounting block with kennel are built into the rear garden wall, against the farmyard, at Halton Farm.
  • II Two adjoining Ranges of Farm Buildings, with a Horse Gin at Halton Farm
    The farm buildings lie between the farmhouse and the lane from the hamlet of Halton to Pont-y-Blew.
  • II Halton Former Mission Church
    The mission church is located in its own churchyard in the SW quadrant of the cross roads at the centre of the hamlet of Halton.
  • II Ley Farmhouse
    Green Lane leads off a minor road from Halton to Chirk Green, connecting with Colliery Road in Chirk. Ley Farm is aligned on the lane, approximately 120m from the road junction.
  • II The Forge
    The house stands above the river crossing at Pont-y-blew, and above the remains of the forge.
  • II Remains of Forge at Pont-y-blew
    The remains of the forge lie in the front garden of the house called The Forge, approximately 170m from Pont-y-blew bridge.
  • II The Lodge
    The building stands in its own grounds back from the minor road from the B5070 to the village of Halton, at the N end of Chirk.
  • II Pont-y-blew
    The bridge carries the road from Chirk to Glynmorlas across the Afon Ceiriog.

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