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Description: Plas Yolyn
Date Listed: 27 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 260776
OS Grid Reference: SJ3477437813
OS Grid Coordinates: 334774, 337813
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9337, -2.9719
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. -
SJ 33 NW
3/76 Plas Yolyn(formerly
- listed as Plas Iolyn)
Small country house. Mid-C18 possibly incorporating parts of an earlier
building, extensively remodelled for William Challoner between c.1780 and
1800. Red brick with sandstone ashlar facing to front; hipped slate
roofs. 2 and 3 storeys with stone modillion eaves cornice and parapet.
1:3:1 bays, centre section forming slightly projecting break with extra
storey; glazing bar sashes, tripartite to outer bays. Central entrance;
small open-pedimented Roman Doric portico with 2 pairs of fluted columns
and guttae to pediment. Contemporary half-glazed door with rectangular
overlight. Red brick ridge stacks to either side of centre section with
external end stacks to left and right. Left and right returns have plain
floor bands (dentilled to front part on left) and toothed eaves cornice.
Rear has twin gables with central valley and integral end stacks; coped
verges on carved stone kneelers. Scattered C19 segmental-headed casements.
Interior. Not inspected but likely to be of interest. B.O.E. p. 123;
Peter Reid, Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Vol. II (1980),
Listing NGR: SJ3477437813
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Source: English Heritage
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