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,147,Mwrog Street,Mwrog Street,Ruthin,CLWYD,

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruthin, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.1103 / 53°6'37"N

Longitude: -3.3238 / 3°19'25"W

OS Eastings: 311484

OS Northings: 357829

OS Grid: SJ114578

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.833P

Mapcode Global: WH77G.X2FX

Entry Name: ,147,Mwrog Street,Mwrog Street,Ruthin,CLWYD,

Listing Date: 30 December 2005

Last Amended: 30 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87289

Location: Fronting Mwrog Street, approx. 100m E of the Church of St Mwrog.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Ruthin (Rhuthun)

Community: Ruthin

Locality: Mwrog Street

Built-Up Area: Ruthin

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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147 and 149 Mwrog Street form a group.

Group description:

Probably mid C19. The porches and gabled dormers may be late C19 additions.

A pair of asymmetrical semi-detached houses:147 to the L is 1-window,149 to the R is 2-window.

A tall 3-window block of 2-and-a-half storeys. Constructed of random stone, roughcast to front, under a slate roof with wide boarded eaves. Brick stacks to R end and L of centre. Each house has an open-fronted gabled porch under a slate roof with tile cresting and scrolled finial, with wave-moulded barge boards, and rendered sides with 4-pane wooden windows. The front elevation has 3 unequally spaced windows aligned to each storey; ground and 1st floors have 16-pane hornless sashes with flat heads and stone sills. The attic storey has gabled half-dormers containing tall 2-light wooden casements with horizontal glazing bars and top-hung lights; the gables are timber-framed with moulded barge boards. The W gable end is of random stone; E gable end is adjoined by lower terrace, but gable is patched with brick, against which is an external brick stack, probably associated with terrace. Rear, partly visible, has wide gabled wing to centre, with 3 late C20 windows to 1st floor, and an offset end stack.

147 has porch offset to L, inside which is a panelled door

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a pair of houses with consistent mid C19 character and well-preserved detail. Group value with terraced cottages adjoining to L.

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