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

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Latitude: 52.9499 / 52°56'59"N

Longitude: -3.1143 / 3°6'51"W

OS Eastings: 325229

OS Northings: 339748

OS Grid: SJ252397

Mapcode National: GBR 71.L600

Mapcode Global: WH78C.438W

Entry Name: Pant-du-uchaf

Listing Date: 18 February 2003

Last Amended: 18 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80896

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the E side of a narrow lane which leads N towards Froncysyllte from the Chirk Castle to Pontfadog road. In an upland location high above the Ceiriog Valley.

County: Wrexham

Town: Llangollen

Community: Glyntraian (Glyntraean)

Community: Glyntraian

Locality: Wern Tower

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably early C19 and shown on the Tithe map of 1839


Small 2-storey 2-window cottage, constructed of white-washed rubble stone under a slate roof with rendered brick end stack to R. The openings are all offset to the L and have flat heads. Small-pane iron casement windows with lead flashings to sills. The front faces W, the rear cut into the hillside. Boarded front door with 4-pane light, flanked by 2-light window to R and single light to L. Upper storey has 2-light windows aligned above with wooden lintels. Single-storey lean-to against S end, of white-washed rubble stone with corrugated asbestos roof. Boarded split doors to front (W) and single-light window to its R. N gable end has small 3-pane window to ground floor. Rear elevation not seen.


No access to interior at time of inspection

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a small, exceptionally well-detailed early C19 cottage retaining its character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farm Ranges at Wern Tower
    The ranges form 3 sides of the farmyard, which is open to the E side. The E end of the N range joins the rear elevation of the farmhouse, whilst the S range fronts the road.
  • II Wern Tower
    The farm is located on the N side of a lane which leads from Chirk Castle to Pontfadog, high above and to the N of the Ceiriog Valley.
  • II Cottage at The Kennels
    The group of buildings known as The Kennels stand on the NE side of the road bounding the NE side of Chirk Castle park.
  • II The Kennels
    The Kennels stand back from the Kennels Cottage, off the road bounding the Chirk Castle Estate on the NE side.
  • II Cwm Alis
    Situated to S of main road midway between Llangollen and Froncysyllte and near bend of original Telford road. House is set back from road and approached by driveways at W and E ends.
  • II Bridge No. 35 over Llangollen canal near Plas-yn-pentre
    About 1km W of Pont Cysyllte Aqueduct. Carries minor road over Llangollen canal to W of Plas-yn-pentre.
  • II Trevor Old Mill
    Situated in the Vale of Llangollen on by-road between Trevor and Trevor Uchaf, approximately 1.1 km SW of Pont Cysylltau.
  • II Tan-y-Garth including garden terrace and entrance staircase
    Situated 1 km approx NE of Pontfadog, in an elevated position on the N side of the valley.

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