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Old Rectory with high wall to roadside

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelidan, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0447 / 53°2'40"N

Longitude: -3.333 / 3°19'58"W

OS Eastings: 310728

OS Northings: 350546

OS Grid: SJ107505

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.D6VD

Mapcode Global: WH77N.SQ1Q

Entry Name: Old Rectory with high wall to roadside

Listing Date: 21 March 2001

Last Amended: 21 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24987

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 250 m west of Llanelidan Church, at north side of road

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Llanelidan

Community: Llanelidan

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

A parsonage probably purpose-built c1800, with later C19 alterations, notably the addition of large bay windows to the front elevation. The house is no longer a parsonage.

Exterior

A three-window, two-storey late C18 or early C19 parsonage in local dressed limestone masonry, with a slate roof half-hipped at each end. Two mid-chimneys, that to the right slightly off-ridge. The ridge and hips are in red tile. Original nine-pane sash windows to the upper storey at front. The lower windows to front are enlarged late C19 canted bay windows, with small-paned sashes, replacing earlier smaller bays. Small external porch at front. The house stands on a terrace five steps above the front lawn.

At rear the windows are altered to casement type in original openings except the lower left window which is in an altered opening. One rooflight window at rear.

A high limestone wall screens the house from the adjacent road, with a coping of large water-eroded blocks.

Interior

Contemporary staircase with scrolled end to handrail over curtail step; balustrade with iron balusters at intervals.

Reasons for Listing

A good late C18 or early C19 parsonage which retains its character, with its original boundary wall to the road.

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