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Bryn Rodyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Glyntraian (Glyntraean), Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9313 / 52°55'52"N

Longitude: -3.1053 / 3°6'19"W

OS Eastings: 325799

OS Northings: 337668

OS Grid: SJ257376

Mapcode National: GBR 71.M86H

Mapcode Global: WH78C.8LJ5

Entry Name: Bryn Rodyn

Listing Date: 18 February 2003

Last Amended: 18 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80883

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Fronting the N side of a lane which runs from Castle Mill and Bronygarth to Pontfadog. Penisa'r Glyn Hall is immediately to the S.

County: Wrexham

Community: Glyntraian (Glyntraean)

Community: Glyntraian

Locality: Castle Mill

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Arts and Crafts style cottage said to have been built in 1920 as a wedding present for the grand-daughter of Gustav Mahler''''s cousin, whose family owned the nearby Penisa''''r Glyn Hall.

Exterior

Cottage of one-and-a-half storeys with asymmetrical front and half-hipped roof. Constructed of white-washed brick under a red-tiled roof with wide boarded eaves and red brick stacks. Small-pane wooden casement windows. Front faces S with tall ridge stack to R of centre. Gabled porch offset to L with weather-boarded sides, timber struts to gable and shallow triangular head over double half-lit boarded doors. To L of porch, 2-light window with shallow segmental head, the hoodmould of decorative lead. To R of porch, tall half-hipped dormer with small window. To far R, window as L of porch.
The W end has a 2-storey canted bay with tile-hanging between the windows. Transoms to lower storey windows. The rear elevation has a large projecting brick stack to the R, tiered with tiled coping, and supporting 2 diagonally-set shafts. Two-light window to centre; late C20 brick lean-to to L. The upper storey has small gabled dormers to L and centre with weather-boarded gables and containing 9-pane windows. The E end has a wide casement window to upper storey, beneath which is a late C20 lean-to conservatory with half-glazed door and window to S side.

Interior

No access to interior at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an Arts and Crafts Cottage, compactly planned and well-detailed.

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