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Stable & Coach-house to rear of Wynnstay Arms Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruthin, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1136 / 53°6'48"N

Longitude: -3.3085 / 3°18'30"W

OS Eastings: 312515

OS Northings: 358174

OS Grid: SJ125581

Mapcode National: GBR 6S.7SZ5

Mapcode Global: WH779.4ZTZ

Entry Name: Stable & Coach-house to rear of Wynnstay Arms Hotel

Listing Date: 30 December 2005

Last Amended: 30 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87350

Location: Facing E into the rear courtyard of the hotel which has a cobbled floor. The hotel fronts Well Street, but access to the courtyard is from Dog Lane.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Ruthin (Rhuthun)

Community: Ruthin

Locality: Well Street

Built-Up Area: Ruthin

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably late-C18 to early-C19 in its current form. The range probably replaces earlier buildings in the yard, the hotel itself dating back to the late C16. Shown on the Ordnance Survey of 1874.

Exterior

Single-storey stable and coach-house range constructed of coursed limestone on a rubble plinth under an old slate roof, hipped to S end. The masonry blocks are largest at the base, becoming progressively smaller towards eaves. The front has stable to L and carriage bays to R. Stable has boarded door to R and window opening to L, both under segmental heads of stone voussoirs; further window opening to S end, immediately under the eaves; both window openings are boarded over. To R of stable, 2 carriage bays divided by a stone pier, each containing double boarded doors and timber lintels immediately under the eaves. Second stone pier to R, beyond which are 2 pairs of double boarded doors immediately under the eaves and separated by a timber post. North end is adjoined by a higher stone range; rear abuts boundary wall to library.

Interior

Interior not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a stable and coach-house block with distinctive stone-work, retaining original character, and part of a group with the Wynnstay Arms Hotel.

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