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Latitude: 53.2195 / 53°13'10"N
Longitude: -3.6235 / 3°37'24"W
OS Eastings: 291698
OS Northings: 370396
OS Grid: SH916703
Mapcode National: GBR 6C.129R
Mapcode Global: WH65M.9BSN
Entry Name: The Bookroom
Listing Date: 30 January 1968
Last Amended: 22 July 1998
Source ID: 187
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located SE of Garthewin half-way along its main drive and facing out accross the Elwy valley.
Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn (Llanfair Talhaearn)
Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Small second-quarter or mid-C19 lodge, built by the Wynne family to serve Garthewin and formerly used for lunches for shooting parties.
Lodge-type building of stuccoed rubble construction, with shallow-pitched, hipped slate roof and slightly oversailing eaves; lead flashings and plain flanking chimneys, that to the R of brick. The building is of 2 storeys, rectangular in plan with a canted, semi-octagonal upper storey. Central entrance via modern porch, part-glazed and with slated roof. Flanking this are recessed 12-pane sash windows with projecting stone sills. The upper storey has similar windows to each of the 3 front-facing sides. Flat-roofed storeyed modern extension to rear, continued as a single-storey addition to the L side.
The interior was not inspected at the time of survey.
Listed for its special interest as a C19 estate lodge in a prominent location.
Group value with other listed items at Garthewin.
Other nearby listed buildings