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Sixth Form Centre at Brynhyfryd School

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruthin, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.1148 / 53°6'53"N

Longitude: -3.3 / 3°17'59"W

OS Eastings: 313086

OS Northings: 358301

OS Grid: SJ130583

Mapcode National: GBR 6S.7WCP

Mapcode Global: WH779.8ZT0

Entry Name: Sixth Form Centre at Brynhyfryd School

Listing Date: 26 August 2003

Last Amended: 12 July 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81248

Building Class: Education

Location: In the NW corner of the grounds of Brynhyfryd School.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Ruthin (Rhuthun)

Community: Ruthin

Locality: Ruthin East

Built-Up Area: Ruthin

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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The original house of c1830 belonged at one time to a local solicitor. It was converted in 1899 to a girls' school, with additions to the rear; by 1907 it was the County School for Girls. Became Sixth Form Centre when the new school buildings were built after the Second World War.


Two storey house, stucco, hipped slate roofs with broad eaves; chimney to L. Unusual hornless small-pane sash glazing with marginal glazing bars and triangular blocks to corners; hoodmoulds to windows. Front faces south. Three bays. Central semi-octagonal bay with small-pane sash over projecting splayed bay window. Similar treatment to outer bays. Right return of 2 windows with 12-pane sashes on first floor. On ground floor, six-pane over nine-pane windows with marginal glazing bars. To L, lower 2-storey, 2-window stucco block (small-pane sash glazing), then single-story stucco block with blocked camber-headed window and door. To L again gabled block with blocked camber-headed window. Beyond this, at right angles, brick outbuilding.range. To rear of original house 2-storey extension in yellow brick.


Not accessible at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early C19 gentry house retaining its overall character.

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