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Latitude: 52.9874 / 52°59'14"N
Longitude: -3.0404 / 3°2'25"W
OS Eastings: 330256
OS Northings: 343851
OS Grid: SJ302438
Mapcode National: GBR 73.HZYZ
Mapcode Global: WH89B.85GL
Entry Name: Spring Lodge (including Forecourt Walls and Railings)
Listing Date: 22 February 1995
Last Amended: 22 February 1995
Source ID: 15692
Building Class: Commercial
Location: Set back from Church Street behind forecourt walls, opposite St. Mary's Church.
Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)
Built-Up Area: Ruabon
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Early C19 house, said to be former offices of the Wynnstay Estate. Now used as offices.
2-storey, 3-bay symmetrical front elevation, recessed to centre. Incised stucco, sandstone rubble, hipped slate roof, red brick chimneys. Double-pile plan with extensions to rear. Central recessed bay has entrance with overlights under canopy with consoles and a later lead roof, sash window in first floor, bays on either side break forward, 1 window per floor, oversailing eaves. 12-pane sash windows on the ground floor, 9-pane sashes to upper floor. Rear has studded wooden door, outshut and later extension, some windows altered.
Forecourt is enclosed by imposing stone walls and railings. Unusually tall sandstone pier with pyramidal coping stone retained to left, low wall, gate piers; gate and railings with pine cone finials, stone pier to right hand side partially cut down.
Plan form substantially intact; rooms generally have C19 panelled doors, ground floor front rooms have contemporary window shutters and simple plaster cornices. 2 brick tunnel- vaulted cellars.
Listed as an imposing building of restrained early C19 design; the house, gatepiers and railings make an important contribution to the street scene.
Group value with other listed buildings on Church Street.
Other nearby listed buildings