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Old cottage and smithy at Groes Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansannan, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1714 / 53°10'16"N

Longitude: -3.4843 / 3°29'3"W

OS Eastings: 300881

OS Northings: 364833

OS Grid: SJ008648

Mapcode National: GBR 6K.463D

Mapcode Global: WH65W.GK14

Entry Name: Old cottage and smithy at Groes Hall

Listing Date: 21 July 1999

Last Amended: 21 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22074

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located within private grounds at the N end of the village of Groes; reached by private driveway off the B5428, and lie directly S of Groes Hall.

County: Conwy

Community: Llansannan

Community: Llansannan

Locality: Groes

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Mid-late C19 cottage, formerly known as Llyn Bran Bach, and smithy.

Exterior

Single storey cottage and smithy, with lofted cartshed at the W end to form an L-shaped plan. Built of rubble masonry with brick dressings; slate roof, the cottage roof with projecting verges and alternate courses of scalloped slates, tiled ridge to the lofted cartshed and a single brick stack with capping at the left (E) end of the cottage. The cottage has a single door to the right and a 16-pane horizontally sliding sash window to the left, both with shallow elliptically arched brick heads. To the left of the cottage is a wide doorway with large, modern, sliding boarded door. The lofted cartshed at the right (W) end has a wide open doorway (recut), with brick jambs and timber lintel, a single 6-pane light to the 1st floor, directly under the eaves and offset to the right (N). To the rear (W) there is a blocked circular opening with brick dressings (and blocking) offset to the left (N) of the ground floor, and a single 1st floor ventilation slit. At the S gable return there is a bricked in opening to the loft.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value as an integral part of the estate at Groes Hall. The cottage retains much of its original character including its decorative slate roof pattern.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Granary/cartshed, brewhouse and former kennels at Groes Hall
    Located within private grounds at the N end of the village of Groes; reached by private driveway off the B5428, the granary lies directly SW of Groes Hall, the kennel range parallel to the cottages.
  • II Groes Hall
    Located within grounds at the N end of the village of Groes; reached by private driveway from the B5428, an earlier entrance led from the A543, and the house is located just N of the junction of the t
  • II Greenhouse at Groes Hall
    Located within private grounds at the N end of the village of Groes; reached by private driveway off the B5428, and lie SW of Groes Hall, between the cottages and the kennel range.
  • II Cottages at Groes Hall
    Located within private grounds at the N end of the village of Groes; reached by private driveway off the B5428, the cottages are located just N of the junction of the B5428 and the A543, and SW of Gro
  • II Entrance gates and walls to Groes Hall
    Located at the former entrance to Groes Hall which led off the A543 c300m NE of the junction of the A543 and the B5428, and c150m NE of Groes Hall; at the N end of the village of Groes.
  • II Granary at Egryn
    At the SW side of a country lane and close to the Afon Ystrad, c1km SE of Groes.
  • II Lofted cartshed, stable, brewhouse and pigsty range at Egryn
    At the SW side of a country lane and close to the Afon Ystrad, c1km SE of Groes. The range is parallel and to the SW of the house at Egryn.
  • II Egryn and attached barn
    At the SW side of a country lane and close to the Afon Ystrad, c.1km SE of Groes.

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